Definition of telepathy in English:

telepathy

noun

  • [mass noun] The supposed communication of thoughts or ideas by means other than the known senses.

    • ‘Let us not trivialise this by saying that it is because of parapsychology or telepathy.’
    • ‘It works like mental telepathy where one person can read another's thoughts.’
    • ‘More importantly, how did one respond to telepathy without bringing attention to themselves?’
    • ‘Get some rest and we'll start with telepathy and telekinesis in the morning.’
    • ‘Maybe there was some kind of telepathy she held, where she was able to secretly communicate with his parents.’
    • ‘They had perfectly mastered telepathy, empathy, creative energy work, and healing.’
    • ‘An explanation in terms of telepathy was also favoured by the fact that the success rates depended on who was calling.’
    • ‘Will the brain in humans evolve to such a state that humans communicate all by telepathy…?’
    • ‘This categorisation has to be seen in the context of the place of telepathy and the occult in psychoanalysis.’
    • ‘The explanation many people reach for involves mental telepathy or psychic stirrings.’
    • ‘We wanted him to use the special powers of telepathy that he had to locate you.’
    • ‘In her new book, she shows cat-lovers how to communicate with their pets through telepathy.’
    • ‘She wasn't sure if they were speaking aloud or communicating through telepathy.’
    • ‘Does this sentence refer to experiences in telepathy and non-verbal communication between you and him?’
    • ‘I believe in the sixth sense, telepathy and rebirth as I have experienced it.’
    • ‘About half of Bulgarians believe in telepathy, the evil eye and black magic, and that dreams can be prophetic.’
    • ‘If telepathy really exists, then telephone calls would provide a good way of revealing it.’
    • ‘This is why psychic experiences, and telepathy in particular, are more interesting to me than beliefs about angels.’
    • ‘This does not mean that there was no scientific evidence for telepathy a century ago.’
    • ‘By and large, psychical researchers failed to convince the majority of the scientific and academic worlds of the existence of telepathy.’
    mind reading, thought transference
    extrasensory perception, esp
    clairvoyance, sixth sense
    psychometry
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Pronunciation:

telepathy

/tɪˈlɛpəθi/