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psychic energy

noun, Psychoanalysis
1.
according to Freud, the force that lies behind all mental processes, having its basic source as the id.
Origin of psychic energy
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • The explanation is as follows: I possess, let us say, 100 units of psychic energy which I might use in attention.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • The phenomena are not caused by the medium, but by psychic energy acting through a medium, and that is a very different thing.

    Fruits of Culture Leo Tolstoy
  • For a moment I gathered all my psychic energy and concentrated on the single crucial problem of stopping that leak.

    Last Resort Stephen Bartholomew
  • How the crystal, magic-mirror, etc., serves to focus the psychic energy of the clairvoyant person.

  • psychic energy is indeed a fastidious thing, that insists upon having its own conditions fulfilled.

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