Definitions

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  • n. divination by communicating with spirits, especially of the dead; necromancy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Necromancy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Divination by consulting the souls of the dead; necromancy.
  • n. A mysterious influence of one soul upon another.

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Examples

  • He caught sight of Donna Beatrice, a startling vision in green and gold, talking psychomancy to a bewildered-looking old gentleman, whom he recognized as a scientist of worldwide distinction.

    Death of a Ghost

  • This was the only occasion when he treated their peculiar psychomancy boastfully, and the only occasion when I felt a distinct misgiving of his sincerity.

    Questionable Shapes

  • By a kind of hallowed psychomancy, that humble man would detect a discordant presence, and hush the voices of a congregation till the stubborn soul felt God in the stillness, and penitently surrendered.

    The Story of the Hymns and Tunes

  • First, not all words ending in - mancy are names of divination systems; aldermancy and psychomancy are good examples.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VI No 2

  • There is something, though, that is rather queer, but it belongs to psychomancy rather than psychology, as I understand it. "

    Questionable Shapes

  • "Well, then, strictly in the interest of psychomancy, I will confide that she had found some traces of a model that I used to paint my Madonnas from, before we were married, in that picture.

    Questionable Shapes

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