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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 psy·chic /ˈsaɪkɪk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 psy·chic /-kɪkəl/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Psy·chic Psy·chic·al a.
 1. Of or pertaining to the human soul, or to the living principle in man.
 Note:This term was formerly used to express the same idea as psychological. Recent metaphysicians, however, have employed it to mark the difference between psychh` the living principle in man, and pney^ma the rational or spiritual part of his nature. In this use, the word describes the human soul in its relation to sense, appetite, and the outer visible world, as distinguished from spiritual or rational faculties, which have to do with the supersensible world.
 2. Of or pertaining to the mind, or its functions and diseases; mental; -- contrasted with physical.
 Psychical blindness, Psychical deafness Med., forms of nervous disease in which, while the senses of sight and hearing remain unimpaired, the mind fails to appreciate the significance of the sounds heard or the images seen.
 Psychical contagion, the transference of disease, especially of a functional nervous disease, by mere force of example.
 Psychical medicine, that department of medicine which treats of mental diseases.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: pertaining to forces or mental processes outside the
             possibilities defined by natural or scientific laws;
             "psychic reader"; "psychical research" [syn: psychical]
      2: affecting or influenced by the human mind; "psychic energy";
         "psychic trauma" [syn: psychical]
      3: outside the sphere of physical science; "psychic phenomena"
         [syn: psychical]
      n : a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural
          range of perception