Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers Section V. Religious Affections
4. Acts of Religion
992a. Psychical Research.
NOUN: PSYCHICAL RESEARCH, psychical ( or psychic) investigation; abnormal psychology; abnormal -, supernormal -, mediumistic- phenomena; mysticism; psychophysics; psychologists fallacy [William James].
THE SUBCONSCIOUS, the subconscious self, the subliminal self, the higher self; ego [See Evil Spirits] a; subconsciousness, subliminal consciousness; dual personality, mental duality, secondary consciousness, intuition; multiple personality, mental dissociation, dissociation of personality, functional disintegration; impersonation, obsession, possession.
PSYCHOTHERAPY, psychotherapeutics, psychanalysis; hysteria, neurasthenia, psychasthenia; over-stimulation; dreams, visions, apparitions, hallucinations, veridical hallucinations; Freuds theory.
MESMERISM, animal magnetism; od, odyl or odylic force [ obsoles.], electrobiology; mesmeric trance; hypnotism; hypnosis, hypnoidal state.
[P HENOMENA] TELEPATHY, thought transference, thought transmission, telepathic transmission; malicious animal magnetism or M. A. P.; telepathic dreams; second sight, clairvoyance, clairaudience, psychometry. PREMONITIONS, previsions, telepathic hallucinations; premonitory apparition, fetch, wraith, double; symbolic hallucinations; death lights, ominous dreams, ominous animals.
AUTOMATISM, automatic writing, planchette, ouija board, trance writing, spirit writing, psychography; trance speaking, inspirational speaking.
CRYSTAL GAZING, crystallomancy, crystal vision; hydromancy, lecanomancy, catoptromancy, onychomancy.
SPIRITUALISM, spiritism, spirit rapping, Rochester knockings, table-turning, Poltergeist; spirit manifestations; ghost, specter [See Evil Spirits] a; haunted houses; trance, spirit control, spirit possession; mediumistic communications; séance; materialization.
[T HEOSOPHY AND O CCULTISM] astral body [See Evil Spirits] a, kamarupa [ Skr.], desire body; etheric body, linga sharira [ Skr.]; dense body, sthula sharira [ Skr.]; mental body; causal body; bliss body, Buddhic body.
S EVEN PRINCIPLES OF MAN: (1) spirit or atma [ Skr.], (2) spiritual mind, (3) intellect, (4) instinctive mind, (5) prana or prana or vital force, (6) astral body, (7) physical body [ Yogi philosophy].
MEDIUM, ecstatica [ rare], seer, clairvoyant, clairaudient, telepathist; guide, control; mesmerist, hypnotist.
VERB: PSYCHOLOGIZE; investigate the -abnormal, - suprarational, - supernormal, - the subconscious, - the subliminal; search beyond the threshold, traverse the borderland, know oneself.
MESMERIZE, magnetize, hypnotize, place under control, subject to suggestion, place in a trance, induce hypnosis.
HOLD A SÉANCE, call up spirits, summon familiar spirits, call spirits from the vasty deep [ I Henry IV]; hold spirit communications; materialize.
ADJECTIVE: PSYCHICAL, psychic, psychal [ rare], psychological; spiritistic, spiritualistic, spiritual; subconscious, coconscious [Morton Prince], subliminal ( opp. to supra-liminal); supernormal, abnormal, suprarational; mystic or mystical.
mediumistic, clairvoyant, clairaudient, telepathic; psychometric; hypnoidal, hypnagogic.
QUOTATIONS: There exists in nature, in myriad activity, a
psychic element the essential nature of which is still hidden to us.Flammarion There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
Hamlet I give you an eye divine.
Bhagavad Gita But often, in the worlds most crowded streets, But often, in the din of strife. There rises an unspeakable desire After the knowledge of our buried life.Arnold