American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The production or control of motion, especially in inanimate and remote objects, purportedly by the exercise of psychic powers.
- n. parapsychology The controlled movement of an inanimate object by the use of psychic powers. Abbreviated as PK.
- n. the power to move something by thinking about it without the application of physical force
- From psycho- + -kinesis. (Wiktionary)
“For example, the physicists snookered by magicians (e.g. Uri Gellar) into believing in psychokinesis.”
“1914 American author Henry Holy came up with the term "psychokinesis," although at the time they meant the same thing.”
“And for all of you who think Matthew C is a rigorously rational-minded fellow, on his blog he praises a man for making the following statement: "... the evidence for catastrophic global warming in the near future is far, far less compelling than the evidence for telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition, psychokinesis, and even life after death.”
“But she can use it as psychokinesis on metal, as well as protection from guns.”
“The Summum aphorisms include “the principle of psychokinesis” and “the principle of correspondence.””
“Popularly called PSI studies, noetic sciences studies the phenomenon of telepathy, clairvoyance, psychokinesis, precognition, ESP and OBE out of body experiences.”
“It was only a matter of a few years of computer assisted data-mining before two high school students worked out most of the correlations to character defects, predispositions to substance abuse, sexual orientation, mathematical genius, artistic gifts, psychokinesis and so on - even being accident-prone.”
“Paranormal has been used to describe the supposed phenomena of extra-sensory perception, including telepathy, and psychokinesis, ghosts, and hauntings.”
“Other experiments described in this paper demonstrated retroactive psychokinesis influencing the behavior of living systems.”
“And when I heard about the Nite Owl or more appropriately Nite Owl II all I could think was, this is the Great And Powerful Turtle without the psychokinesis.”
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