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
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