out-of-body experience

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out-of-body experience (plural out-of-body experiences)

  1. (parapsychology) An experience in which one feels outside of one’s body.

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  • Out-of-body experiences are sometimes differentiated from astral projections by understanding the former experiences to be involuntary and uncontrolled while the latter are considered to be deliberately initiated and controllable.


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