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telekinetic


noun

  1. psychokinesis.

noun

  1. the movement of a body caused by thought or willpower without the application of a physical force
  2. the ability to cause such movement

n.1890, said to have been coined by Alexander N. Aksakof (1832-1903) Imperial Councilor to the Czar, in Modern Latin, literally “motion at a distance,” from tele- + Greek kinesis “movement, motion,” from PIE root *kei- “to move to and fro” (see cite). Translates German Fernwirkung.

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