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clair·voy·ant

 (klâr-voi′ənt)
adj.
1. Of or relating to clairvoyance.
2. Having the supposed power to see objects or events that cannot be perceived by the senses.
n.
A person, such as a medium, possessing the supposed power of clairvoyance.

[French : clair, clear (from Latin clārus; see kelə- in Indo-European roots) + voyant, present participle of voir, to see (from Latin vidēre; see weid- in Indo-European roots).]

clairvoyant

(klɛəˈvɔɪənt)
adj
1. (Psychology) of, possessing, or relating to clairvoyance
2. having great insight or second sight
n
a person claiming to have the power to foretell future events
clairˈvoyantly adv

clair•voy•ant

(klɛərˈvɔɪ ənt)

adj.
1. having or claiming to have clairvoyance.
2. of, by, or pertaining to clairvoyance.
n.
3. a clairvoyant person.
[1665–75; < French =clair clear + voyant seeing, present participle of voir to see < Latin vidēre]
clair•voy′ant•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clairvoyant - someone who has the power of clairvoyanceclairvoyant - someone who has the power of clairvoyance
psychic - a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception
Adj.1.clairvoyant - perceiving things beyond the natural range of the senses
extrasensory, paranormal - seemingly outside normal sensory channels
2.clairvoyant - foreseeing the future
prophetic, prophetical - foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention; "prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic"

clairvoyant

adjective
1. psychic, visionary, prophetic, prescient, telepathic, fey, second-sighted, extrasensory, oracular, sibylline a fortune-teller who claims to have clairvoyant powers
noun
1. psychic, diviner, prophet, visionary, oracle, seer, augur, fortune-teller, soothsayer, sibyl, prophetess, telepath You don't need to be a clairvoyant to see how this is going to turn out.
Quotations
"clairvoyant: a person, commonly a woman, who has the power of seeing that which is invisible to her patron - namely, that he is a blockhead" [Ambrose Bierce The Devil's Dictionary]
Translations
ذو قُدْرَةٍ على اسْتِشْفاف الأشْياء
jasnovidecjasnovidnýjasnozřivýjasnovidecký
synsk
ennustajaselvänäkijä
látnoki
skyggn maîur
jasnovidecký
klärvoajantsynsk
gözle görünmeyenleri gören kimse

clairvoyant

clairvoyante [klɛəˈvɔɪənt]
A. ADJclarividente, vidente
B. Nclarividente mf, vidente mf

clairvoyant

[ˌklɛərˈvɔɪənt] nvoyant(e) m/f, extra-lucide mf

clairvoyant

nHellseher(in) m(f)
adjhellseherisch; I’m not clairvoyantich bin (doch) kein Hellseher!

clairvoyant

[klɛəˈvɔɪənt] adj & nchiaroveggente ((m/f))

clairˈvoyance

(kleəˈvoiəns) noun
the power of seeing things not able to be perceived by the normal senses (eg details about life after death).
clairˈvoyant noun, adjective
References in classic literature ?
I remember well the look and the smile with which she one day said, after a mistake of this kind on my part: "I used to think you were a clairvoyant, and that was the reason why you were so bitter against other clairvoyants, wanting to keep your monopoly; but I see now you have become rather duller than the rest of the world.
6; and a whole wonderful underworld of lace and linen and silk stockings, the counterpart of which wonders, my clairvoyant fancy laughed to think, were at the moment--so entirely unsuspected of their original owner--my delicious possessions.
Franklin, "the Indians took it for granted that we should keep the Diamond here; and they brought their clairvoyant boy to show them the way to it, if they succeeded in getting into the house last night.
A CLAIRVOYANT fundraising evening for Leaves of Hope for Belarusian Children, with clairvoyants Kay Harding and Kim, will take place on Friday at Rumney British Legion.
Mahoney is a dreamwalker, someone whose spirit can roam beyond its confined place, who is pulled into a ritualistic recruitment ( a Bone Season) of clairvoyants to serve an advanced human- like species.
Clairvoyants warned that their home is haunted by more than 200 demons that possessed her children.
The demand for fortune tellers was illustrated - yet again - after it emerged that clairvoyants, soothsayers, fortune-tellers and astrologers with special powers have reported revenues worth hundreds of thousands of levs at the National Revenue agency.
We are aware of several scams, and have received a number of complaints about dodgy clairvoyants.
People claiming to be clairvoyants are conning vulnerable Midland residents by promising to send them cheques and "luck rings" in return for cash, watchdogs have revealed.
Clairvoyants and mediums have dominated our television screens for years through programmes such as Most Haunted starring Derek Acorah and Derren Brown, who has even tried to predict the National Lottery numbers live on television.
You shouldn't worry - clairvoyants make it their business to tell you something you are looking for.
A I'VE no time for psychics, mediums or clairvoyants - because of the pain they cause.