Etymology
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telepathy (n.)

1882, coined (along with telæsthesia) by English psychologist Frederic Myers, literally "feeling from afar," from tele- + -pathy. The noun telepath is an 1889 back-formation.

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Definitions of telepathy

telepathy (n.)
apparent communication from one mind to another without using sensory perceptions;
Synonyms: thought transference
From wordnet.princeton.edu