clairvoyance


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clair·voy·ance

 (klâr-voi′əns)
n.
1. The supposed power to see objects or events that cannot be perceived by the senses.
2. Acute intuitive insight or perceptiveness.

clairvoyance

(klɛəˈvɔɪəns) or

clairvoyancy

n
1. (Psychology) the alleged power of perceiving things beyond the natural range of the senses. See also extrasensory perception
2. keen intuitive understanding
[C19: from French: clear-seeing, from clair clear, from Latin clārus + voyance, from voir to see, from Latin vidēre]

clair•voy•ance

(klɛərˈvɔɪ əns)

n.
1. the paranormal power of seeing objects or actions beyond the range of natural vision.
2. quick, intuitive knowledge of things and people; sagacity.
[1840–50; < French]

clairvoyance

the ability to see, in a trance, into the world beyond the percep-tion of the normal senses, especially with the ability to predict future events. — clairvoyant, n., adj.
See also: Spirits and Spiritualism

clairvoyance

A form of divination by seeing the future ahead of time. There are many different forms of clairvoyance, including clairaudience, metagnomy, precognition, and psychometry.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clairvoyance - apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the sensesclairvoyance - apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses
parapsychology, psychic phenomena, psychic phenomenon - phenomena that appear to contradict physical laws and suggest the possibility of causation by mental processes
foreknowledge, precognition - knowledge of an event before it occurs
Translations
jasnovidectvíjasnovidnost
synskhed
selvänäköisyys
tisztánlátás
aiškiaregisaiškiaregystė
helderziendheid
jasnovidectvo
basiretgözle görülmeyen şeyleri görme yeteneğisağgörü

clairvoyance

[klɛəˈvɔɪəns] Nclarividencia f

clairvoyance

[klɛərˈvɔɪəns] nvoyance f

clairvoyance

nHellsehen nt, → Hellseherei f

clairvoyance

[klɛəˈvɔɪəns] nchiaroveggenza

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 ?
Murthwaite, I thought it right to add that I had heard of the little boy, and the drop of ink, and the rest of it, and that any explanation based on the theory of clairvoyance was an explanation which would carry no conviction whatever with it, to MY mind.
The clairvoyance in this case is simply a development of the romantic side of the Indian character.
In a word, that accumulated knowledge which man inherits by means of books, imparted and transmitted information, schools, colleges, and universities, we obtain through more subtle agencies that are incorporated with our organic construction, and which form a species of hereditary mesmerism; a vegetable clairvoyance that enables us to see with the eyes, hear with the ears, and digest with the understandings of our predecessors.
She felt it, and visioned it as by an unthinkable clairvoyance, and gasped, for the flurry of war was over.
The contamination of her crime spread out, tainted the universe, tainted himself; woke up all the dormant infamies of the world; caused a ghastly kind of clairvoyance in which he could see the towns and fields of the earth, its sacred places, its temples and its houses, peopled by monsters--by monsters of duplicity, lust, and murder.
Some Eastern religions, psychics and metaphysicians consider the pineal gland the seat of higher consciousness and clairvoyance.
Some of our best artists seem blessed with a type of clairvoyance, or at least a deep understanding of the zeitgeist that feels like clairvoyance.
900 le nombre de vehicules livres jusqu'a present par la Safav aux differentes structures militaires et civiles, denote [beaucoup moins que] la clairvoyance et la perspicacite du haut commandement de l'Armee nationale populaire a developper une industrie militaire nationale.
In a no-expense-spared act of clairvoyance and with the help of Conwy farmer and Welsh Rural Community Champion Llyr Jones, the pair raced head to head to give their predictions - via the medium of food
He should also be pretty good at spotting a bluff, as he later shows off his clairvoyance skills, and still finds time to take to the streets to amaze members of the public with his sleight of hand.
Finkiel's project has been gestating for more than a decade, and thus has no actual connection with November's tragic Paris events, yet the mind makes inevitable parallels, and predicting how "A Decent Man" will play at home would require an impossible act of clairvoyance.
Any evening of clairvoyance is for entertainment purposes and results are not guaranteed.