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A clairvoyant individual is believed to possess psychic abilities or a higher level of insight than other humans who can only use the regular old five senses. Through dreams, visions, Ouija boards and crystal balls, they can see what happens in the future. But before 1851, clairvoyant didn't have the same mystical meaning that it does today — it merely meant a “clear-sighted person.”

Definitions of clairvoyant

n someone who has the power of clairvoyance

Type of:
a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception

adj perceiving things beyond the natural range of the senses

extrasensory, paranormal
seemingly outside normal sensory channels

adj foreseeing the future

precognitive, second-sighted
prophetic, prophetical
foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention

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