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Meaning of CLAIRVOYANCE

Pronunciation:  klehr'voyuns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses
 

CLAIRVOYANCE is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: E.S.P., ESP, extrasensory perception, second sight
 
 See Also: foreknowledge, parapsychology, precognition, psychic phenomena, psychic phenomenon

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Clair*voy"ance\, n. [F.]
A power, attributed to some persons while in a mesmeric
state, of discering objects not perceptible by the senses in
their normal condition.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: a priori knowledge, anticipation, apprehension, astrology, augury, buddhi, clairsentience, command, comprehension, conception, conceptualization, crystal ball, crystal gazing, direct apprehension, divination, divining, ESP, extrasensory perception, foreboding, foreknowing, foreknowledge, foreseeability, foresight, forewisdom, fortunetelling, grasp, grip, haruspication, haruspicy, horoscopy, ideation, immediate cognition, insight, inspiration, intellection, intelligence, intuition, intuitionism, intuitive reason, intuitiveness, intuitivism, knowledge without thought, lucidity, mantic, mantology, mastery, mental grasp, palmistry, palm-reading, precognition, prehension, premonition, presage, prescience, presentiment, psychometry, pythonism, satori, savvy, second sight, second-sightedness, sixth sense, sorcery, subconscious knowledge, subconscious perception, understanding, unmediated perception, wisdom
 

 

 

 

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