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  • n. Plural form of psychic.
  • n. psychology

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Psychology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The science of psychology, or the investigation of mind; especially, the doctrine of those who reject the methods of the psychophysicists and favor those of the advocates of psychical research.

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Examples

  • Where does your interest in psychics 'work stem from?

    Jacqueline Winspear - An interview with author

  • Anywho, Randi explains in the podcast that his beef with psychics is that they use the same tricks that magicians do, only the use it to manipulate and swindle, rather than to entertain.

    Archive 2008-05-02

  • KING: The fortune tellers, the tarot card readers, the so-called psychics -- their business is booming in these troubled times.

    CNN Transcript Dec 23, 2008

  • COOPER: So-called psychics will say, well, look, even though something can't be scientifically proven doesn't mean it's not real or doesn't exist.

    CNN Transcript Jan 22, 2007

  • COOPER: And you say, though, what a lot of these so-called psychics do are cold readings.

    CNN Transcript Jan 22, 2007

  • COOPER: So-called psychics will say, look, even though something can't be scientifically proven, that its not real or doesn't exist.

    CNN Transcript Jan 19, 2007

  • COOPER: You say that what a lot of these so-called psychics do are cold readings, what is that?

    CNN Transcript Jan 19, 2007

  • Most of the big name psychics on television who claim to have extrasensory powers are using simple cold reading and hot reading . . . some also use creative editing of video footage to appear to be more accurate than they are in other words, they're manipulative lying gits.

    Using Cold Reading to Enhance Rapport

  • An incredible story of so-called psychics helping to crack a case.

    CNN Transcript Apr 29, 2004

  • I used to call psychics alot one year, and 9 out of 10 of them really hit the nail on the head.

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