- The term clairsentience comes from the French words for feeling clearly. The term is used in the parapsychological literature to denote a * tactile or * somatic hallucination attributable to a metaphysical source. It is therefore interpreted as a *telepathic, *veridical, or at least *coincidental hallucination.ReferencesGuily, R.E. (1991). Harper's encyclopedia of mystical and paranormal experience. NewYork, NY: Castle Books.
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