What does telepathy mean?

Definitions for telepathytəˈlɛp ə θi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. telepathy, thought transference(noun)

    apparent communication from one mind to another without using sensory perceptions


  1. telepathy(Noun)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Telepathy(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


  1. Telepathy

    Telepathy or telepathically is the transmission of information from one person to another without using any of our known sensory channels or physical interaction. The term was coined in 1882 by the classical scholar Frederic W. H. Myers, a founder of the Society for Psychical Research, and has remained more popular than the earlier expression thought-transference. Scientific consensus does not view telepathy as a real phenomenon. Many studies seeking to detect, understand, and utilize telepathy have been done, but according to the prevailing view among scientists, telepathy lacks replicable results from well-controlled experiments. Telepathy is a common theme in modern fiction and science fiction, with many superheroes and supervillains having telepathic abilities.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Telepathy

    tel′ē-path-i, or tē-lep′a-thi, n. the supposed fact that communication is possible between mind and mind otherwise than through the known channels of the senses, as at a distance without external means.—adj. Telepath′ic.—adv. Telepath′ically.—v.t. Tel′epathise, to affect or act upon through telepathy.—v.i. to practise telepathy.—n. Tel′epathist (or te-lep′-), one who believes in telepathy. [Gr. tēle, far, pathos, feeling.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Telepathy

    name given to the supposed power of communication between mind and mind otherwise than by the ordinary sense vehicles.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Telepathy

    The knowledge or communication by one person with the mental processes of another through channels other than known physical or perceptual processes.


  1. Telepathy

    Telepathy is a hardware startup founded by CEO, Takahito Iguchi, of Tokyo, Japan, with offices in San Francisco. Telepathy launched in 2013 at SXSW in Austin, TX. Telepathy currently has one product, a wearable computer named the Telepathy One, intended to launch in the US consumer market in either late 2013, or early 2014.

Editors Contribution

  1. telepathy

    The ability to communicate data, emotions, feelings and thoughts from one being or animal to another using the consciousness or mind.

    People use telepathy to communicate, family and friends know intuitively what each other feel or need without speaking. People know how their animals feel and feel this telepathically.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of telepathy in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of telepathy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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