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psychic (adj.)

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 psykhē "soul, mind, life" (see psyche).

The meaning "characterized by psychic gifts; pertaining to the class of extraordinary and obscure phenomena of the mind not usually treated by psychologists" (mind-reading, second sight, etc.) is attested from 1871.

psychic (n.)

"a medium, person susceptible to psychic impressions," 1870; see psychic (adj.).

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Definitions of psychic from WordNet
1
psychic (adj.)
affecting or influenced by the human mind;
psychic energy
psychic trauma
Synonyms: psychical
psychic (adj.)
outside the sphere of physical science;
psychic phenomena
Synonyms: psychical
2
psychic (n.)
a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception;
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