Other forms: clairvoyances

Clairvoyance is a magical kind of intuition. You could attempt to prove your clairvoyance by predicting which team will win the Superbowl.

Have you ever heard of the "sixth sense," the mysterious ability to know something that can't be observed? That's clairvoyance. The ability to tell the future, read someone's mind, or communicate with dead people could all be described as clairvoyance. The French prefix clair, or "clear," combined with voir, "to see," gave us the word clairvoyance.

Definitions of clairvoyance
  1. noun
    apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses
    synonyms: E.S.P., ESP, extrasensory perception, second sight
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    foreknowledge, precognition
    knowledge of an event before it occurs
    type of:
    parapsychology, psychic phenomena, psychic phenomenon
    phenomena that appear to contradict physical laws and suggest the possibility of causation by mental processes
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