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(Spirituality, New Age, Astrology & Self-help / Alternative Belief Systems) a seer or prophet
sooth•say•er (ˈsuθˌseɪ ər)
a person who foretells events.
sooth, soothsayer, soothe - Sooth, "true, truth," or "that which is," is part of soothsayer; it is related to soothe, which once meant "assent to be true; say yes to," or "to prove or show a fact to be true."
See also related terms for prove.
Thesaurus Legend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
soothsayer [ˈsuːθˌseɪəʳ] N → adivino/a m/f
n (old) → Wahrsager(in) m(f)
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Thus did Zarathustra hear a soothsayer speak; and the foreboding touched his heart and transformed him.
Philip of Macedon dreamed, he sealed up bis wife's belly; whereby he did expound it, that his wife should be barren; but Aristander the soothsayer, told him his wife was with child, because men do not use to seal vessels, that are empty.
And Dominic Cervoni takes his place in my memory by the side of the legendary wanderer on the sea of marvels and terrors, by the side of the fatal and impious adventurer, to whom the evoked shade of the soothsayer predicted a journey inland with an oar on his shoulder, till he met men who had never set eyes on ships and oars.
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