Meaning of cryptaesthesia in English:

cryptaesthesia

(also cryptesthesia, cryptoaesthesia)

noun

  • Extrasensory perception, especially telepathy or clairvoyance; a faculty for this.

Origin

Early 20th century. From crypto- + aesthesia, after French cryptoesthésie, cryptesthésie.

Pronunciation

cryptaesthesia

/ˌkrɪptɪsˈθiːzɪə/ /ˌkrɪptɪsˈθiːʒə/