Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The supposed process of communicating through means other than the senses, as by the direct exchange of thoughts.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The direct communication of one mind with another otherwise than in ordinary and recognized ways; the supposed action of one mind on another at a distance without the use of words, looks, gestures, or other material signs; also, the resulting mental state or affection.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The sympathetic affection of one mind by the thoughts, feelings, or emotions of another at a distance, without communication through the ordinary channels of sensation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun parapsychology The capability to communicate directly by psychic means; the sympathetic affection of one mind by the thoughts, feelings, or emotions of another at a distance, without communication through the ordinary channels of sensation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun apparent communication from one mind to another without using sensory perceptions

Etymologies

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From tele- + -pathy.

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