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telekinesis

tel·e·ki·ne·sis

telekinesis

 
pronunciation:
te l k ni sihs
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part of speech: noun
definition: a scientifically inexplicable power to move objects without physical contact, as by means of psychic forces.
derivations: telekinetic (adj.), telekinetically (adv.)
Word Parts
The word telekinesis contains the following parts:
cine, kine, kinet, kinemat Greek root that means motion
-sis Greek noun-forming suffix that means act, process, or condition of
synonyms:
-osis