clairvoyant


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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 ?
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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.
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.
Sylvia, 43, has been a clairvoyant since 1980 and had her first ghostly encounter at the age of seven.
When you're clairvoyant you don't need to have heard of Jevon Kearse.
His capacity for divining the song's influence seems almost clairvoyant.
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So, during the Brighton leg of Girls Aloud's current Tangled Up tour, she grabbed a dancer mate for support and headed off to get her fortune read by clairvoyant Prof Mirza.
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Mrs Hancox, 75, of Edward Road, Wallsend, received a letter from a clairvoyant called Maria Rosa telling her to "expect two very serious events to take place in the next few days".
A SINGLE mother who scooped almost pounds 9m on the National Lottery told yesterday how her fortune had been foretold by a clairvoyant just weeks before she won the jackpot prize.