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pre·scient

 (prĕsh′ənt, -ē-ənt, prē′shənt, -shē-ənt)
adj.
1. Of or relating to prescience.
2. Possessing prescience.

[French, from Old French, from Latin praesciēns, praescient-, present participle of praescīre, to know beforehand : prae-, pre- + scīre, to know; see skei- in Indo-European roots.]

pre′scient·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prescient - perceiving the significance of events before they occur; "extraordinarily prescient memoranda on the probable course of postwar relations"-R.H.Rovere
discerning - having or revealing keen insight and good judgment; "a discerning critic"; "a discerning reader"

prescient

adjective foresighted, psychic, prophetic, divining, discerning, perceptive, clairvoyant, far-sighted, divinatory, mantic an uncannily prescient prediction

prescient

adjective
Characterized by foresight:
Translations
prescient

prescient

[ˈpresɪənt] ADJ [person, remark] → clarividente; [dream] → profético

prescient

[ˈprɛsiənt] adj [person, words, book, comment] → visionnaire

prescient

[ˈprɛsɪənt] adj (frm) → preveggente
References in classic literature ?
Smith, when I next came into the country, would be that Barton cottage was taken: and I felt an immediate satisfaction and interest in the event, which nothing but a kind of prescience of what happiness I should experience from it, can account for.
Did she realize in a flash of prescience that there was no earthly future for our sweet Cecily?
Had he any prescience of the day, five years to come, when Josiah Bounderby of Coketown was to die of a fit in the Coketown street, and this same precious will was to begin its long career of quibble, plunder, false pretences, vile example, little service and much law?