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Hylic vs. Psychic — What's the Difference?

Hylic vs. Psychic — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Hylic and Psychic

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Hylic

Having to do with, or of the nature of, matter.

Psychic

A psychic is a person who claims to use extrasensory perception (ESP) to identify information hidden from the normal senses, particularly involving telepathy or clairvoyance, or who performs acts that are apparently inexplicable by natural laws, such as psychokinesis or apportation. Although many people believe in psychic abilities, the scientific consensus is that there is no proof of the existence of such powers, and describes the practice as pseudoscience.

Hylic

(gnosticism) The basest type of man in the gnostic theologian Valentinus' triadic grouping; a person focused on neither intellectual (psychic) nor spiritual (pneumatic) reality.

Psychic

A person apparently responsive to psychic forces.

Hylic

Of or pertaining to matter; material; corporeal; as, hylic influences.
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Psychic

See medium.

Psychic

Of, relating to, affecting, or influenced by the human mind or psyche; mental
Psychic trauma.
Psychic energy.

Psychic

Capable of extraordinary mental processes, such as extrasensory perception and mental telepathy.

Psychic

Of or relating to such mental processes.

Psychic

A person who possesses, or appears to possess, extra-sensory abilities such as precognition, clairvoyance and telepathy, or who appears to be susceptible to paranormal or supernatural influences.

Psychic

(parapsychology) A person who supposedly contacts the dead; a medium.

Psychic

(gnosticism) In gnostic theologian Valentinus' triadic grouping of man the second type; a person focused on intellectual reality (the other two being hylic and pneumatic).

Psychic

Relating to or having the abilities of a psychic.
You must be psychic—I was just about to say that.
She is a psychic person—she hears messages from beyond.

Psychic

Relating to the psyche or mind, or to mental activity in general.

Psychic

Of or pertaining to the human soul, or to the living principle in man.

Psychic

Of or pertaining to the mind, or its functions and diseases; mental; - contrasted with physical.

Psychic

A person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception

Psychic

Pertaining to forces or mental processes outside the possibilities defined by natural or scientific laws;
Psychic reader
Psychical research

Psychic

Affecting or influenced by the human mind;
Psychic energy
Psychic trauma

Psychic

Outside the sphere of physical science;
Psychic phenomena

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