Sage vs Psychic - What's the difference?
As a verb sage
is first-person singular indicative present form of
As a noun psychic is
a person who possesses, or appears to possess, extra-sensory abilities such as precognition, clairvoyance and telepathy, or who appears to be susceptible to paranormal or supernatural influence.
As an adjective psychic is
relating to the abilities of a psychic.
From (etyl) sage (11th century), from . The noun meaning "man of profound wisdom" is recorded from circa 1300. Originally applied to the Seven Sages of Greece .
- All you sage counsellors, hence!
(obsolete) grave; serious; solemn
- commanders, who, cloaking their fear under show of sage advice, counselled the general to retreat
- [Great bards] in sage and solemn tunes have sung.
A wise person or spiritual teacher; a man or woman of gravity and wisdom, especially, a teacher venerable for years, and of sound judgment and prudence; a grave or stoic philosopher.
* 1748 , (David Hume), Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral , London: Oxford University Press (1973), § 34:
- We aspire to the magnanimous firmness of the philosophic sage .
* deep thinker, egghead, intellectual, pundit
* sage on the stage
* Seven Sages
From (etyl) sauge, from (etyl) salvia, from , see safe .
The plant Salvia officinalis and savory spice produced from it; also planted for ornamental purposes.
* (herb) ramona
* Sage Derby
* sage dog
* sage green
* sage grouse
* sage tea
* sage thrasher
* wood sage
* (Salvia officinalis)
(Internet slang) The act of using the word or option sage in the email field or a checkbox of an imageboard when posting a reply
* This word is specific to imageboards. The original purpose of sage is to not bump a thread if one deems one's own post to be of little value.
A person who possesses, or appears to possess, extra-sensory abilities such as precognition, clairvoyance and telepathy, or who appears to be susceptible to paranormal or supernatural influence.
A person who supposedly contacts the dead. A medium.
(gnosticism) In gnostic theologian Valentinus' triadic grouping of man the second type; a person focused on intellectual reality (the other two being hylic and pneumatic).
Relating to the abilities of a psychic.
- You must be psychic - I was just about to say that.
Relating to the psyche.
* 1967 , , The Politics of Experience and the Bird of Paradise
- She is a psychic person - she hears messages from beyond.
- A pathological process called 'psychiatrosis' may well be found, by the same methods, to be a delineable entity, with somatic correlates, and psychic mechanisms