Dictionary

Paranormal terminology and phrases.

Ghostly World’s paranormal dictionary was created to highlight common words used in the paranormal field, with terms from spiritualism, ghost hunting, the unknown, cryptozoology, and more.

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Afterlife

[n.] The presence of “life” after death. Also known as “future life.”

Agent

  1. [n.] A person who attempts to communicate information to another in an ESP experiment.
  2. [n.] The subject in a psychokinesis experiment.
  3. [n.] The person who is the focus or cause of poltergeist activity.

Alive

[adj.] Having life; not dead/lifeless.