|psychokinesis (ˌsaɪkəʊkɪˈniːsɪs, -kaɪ-)|
|1.||(in parapsychology) alteration of the state of an object by mental influence alone, without any physical intervention|
|2.||psychiatry a state of violent uncontrolled motor activity|
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psychokinesis psy·cho·ki·ne·sis (sī'kō-kĭ-nē'sĭs, -kī-)
n. pl. psy·cho·ki·ne·ses (-sēz)
An uncontrolled, maniacal outburst, resulting from defective inhibition.
The production or control of motion, especially in inanimate and remote objects, purportedly by the exercise of psychic powers.