telepathic etymology

English word telepathic comes from English -ic, English telepathy

Detailed word origin of telepathic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
telepathy English (eng) (parapsychology) 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.
telepathic English (eng) (parapsychology) Of, relating to, or using telepathy.

Words with the same origin as telepathic

Descendants of -ic
age alcoholic atomic basic basically criticism electronic engineering heroic magnetic math mathematics period physics psychiatric realistic romantic science stem tech technology teen teenage tonic topic