psychic phenomenon

phenomena that appear to contradict physical laws and suggest the possibility of causation by mental processes (Freq. 1)
Derivationally related forms: ↑parapsychological (for: ↑parapsychology), ↑parapsychologist (for: ↑parapsychology)

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