Definition of telekinesis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌtelɪkɪˈniːsɪs//
, also BrE//ˌtelɪkaɪˈniːsɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌtelɪkɪˈniːsɪs//
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the ability to move objects without touching them, using mental powers Word Origin late 19th cent.: from tele- ‘at a distance’ + Greek kinēsis ‘motion’ (from kinein ‘to move’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: telekinesis