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"psychic" in British English

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psychicadjective

uk   /ˈsaɪ.kɪk/  us   /ˈsaɪ.kɪk/
  • psychic adjective (MENTAL)

(especially of an illness) of the mind rather than the body: psychic problems
psychical
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈsaɪ.kɪ.kəl/  us   /ˈsaɪ.kɪ.kəl/
The Society for Psychical Research is investigating reports of a ghost at the old vicarage.
psychically
adverb uk   /ˈsaɪ.kɪ.kəl.i/  us   /ˈsaɪ.kɪ.kəl.i/

psychicnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsaɪ.kɪk/  us   /ˈsaɪ.kɪk/
(Definition of psychic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"psychic" in American English

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psychicadjective

 us   /ˈsɑɪ·kɪk/
having to do with the mind and the emotions rather than with the body: Regular exercise has psychic as well as physical benefits.
If a person, experience, or event is said to be psychic, the person’s abilities or the nature of the experience or event cannot be explained by modern science: psychic phenomena

psychicnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɑɪ·kɪk/
a person believed to have abilities, esp. involving a knowledge of the future, that cannot be explained by modern science
(Definition of psychic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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