Definition of telepathic in English:



  • 1Supposedly capable of transmitting thoughts to other people and of knowing their thoughts; psychic.

    ‘a team of telepathic superheroes who can read each other's thoughts’
    • ‘Psychic drift may account for some telepathic subjects guessing the wrong card, photo, video clip, etc.’
    • ‘I agree about Nancy being telepathic by the way she has responded to me.’
    • ‘The cover story left us with queries like, Are we all telepathic?’
    • ‘Like other Time Lords, he is partially telepathic.’
    • ‘They declared that they could detect no trickery and that the horse was genuinely telepathic.’
    • ‘He said that it was not possible for job sharers to work together unless they were telepathic.’
    • ‘In season three of the original series, she played a telepathic alien doctor in "Is There No Truth in Beauty?"’
    • ‘He was unusually psychic and telepathic.’
    • ‘My mum, being her usual telepathic self, came over to check I was okay.’
    • ‘We would have an exhibition but it would also be ' come in and find out if you're telepathic '. "’
    • ‘He concluded that the only tenable hypothesis for the horse's abilities was that the horse was telepathic.’
    • ‘I'm not telepathic, no more than you are.’
    • ‘Once again, it seems as though Taupin has been telepathic.’
    • ‘It's about a team of telepathic superheroes who can read each other's thoughts - that's right, without moving their lips.’
    • ‘Brady told Wilson the pair were so close they were " almost telepathic ".’
    • ‘The four friends are telepathic.’
    • ‘Conversely, more than a quarter of the people who said they had had no other kinds of telepathic experience were seemingly telepathic in relation to telephone calls.’
    psychic, clairvoyant, with second sight, with a sixth sense
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    1. 1.1Relating to or characteristic of telepathy.
      ‘suppose that telepathic communication between human minds occurs’
      • ‘Then she explained that she was sending out a powerful telepathic message.’
      • ‘Living in this world is Luchino, a seventeen year old girl with a tragic past and hidden telepathic abilities.’
      • ‘Using his telepathic powers he tries to enter the mind of a recently deceased man before all his memories vanish.’
      • ‘He claimed that she had invited him to propose during one of their telepathic chats.’
      • ‘The result is that he imparts to them some sort of telepathic gift.’
      • ‘Psychics also addresses the unique, sometimes telepathic, bond between twins.’
      • ‘People differ in ability in mathematics, music, visual acuity and all other respects, so individual differences in telepathic sensitivity would seem likely.’
      • ‘This program is an educational program delivered via the Internet, in conjunction with a new form of telepathic communication.’
      • ‘These surveys reveal that seemingly telepathic experiences in connection with telephone calls are remarkably common.’
      • ‘Despite my obvious affinity with the man, I'm afraid I haven't been able to acheive a telepathic connection to ask him who he is.’
      • ‘We played together for years and had an almost telepathic understanding on the field.’
      • ‘Mack says he was jolted when his subjects reported receiving telepathic warnings about man's decimation of natural resources.’
      • ‘But Bill does admit to having had a few real-life mysterious experiences - including an almost telepathic relationship with his opera designer wife, Hildegard.’
      • ‘In fact, nobody seemed to have any telepathic powers at all.’
      • ‘Females, who made up 75 % of the telepathic experience writers, had telepathic experiences 91 % of the time with their girlfriend or another female friend.’
      • ‘She is exceptionally gifted, and possesses strong telepathic and telekinetic powers, which saved the day on many occasions.’
      • ‘We were in another state of being altogether, we were telepathic most of the time.’
      • ‘People in rural areas have remained connected with healing traditions based on telepathic methods and herbs and herbal ointments.’
      • ‘The usual telepathic communication between the players is in evidence.’
      • ‘The author has had some previous spontaneous experiences at apparently effective telepathic sending.’
      • ‘For it will take time for him to build an understanding with team-mates who now have an almost telepathic knowledge of the way they play.’
      • ‘Funny, both Graham and I - friends since the age of five - seemed to have a telepathic connection.’