Wendy Carr sought an explanation for her misfortune from a psychic, Debbie said.
The film makes a choice: it ignores the psychic wounds that created the witty and prickly bow in which Lebowitz wraps herself.
Jamie's physical wounds heal within months, but the psychic trauma takes much longer.
1872, "of or pertaining to the human soul" (earlier psychical, 1640s), from Greek psykhikos "of the soul, spirit, or mind" (opposed to somatikos), also (New Testament) "concerned with the life only, animal, natural," from psykhe "soul, mind, life" (see psyche). Meaning "characterized by psychic gifts" first recorded 1871.
"a medium;" 1870; see psychic (adj.).
psychic psy·chic (sī'kĭk)
Of, relating to, affecting, or influenced by the human mind or psyche; mental.
Capable of extraordinary mental processes, such as extrasensory perception and mental telepathy.
Of or relating to such mental processes.