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Clairvoyance vs. Prescient

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Clairvoyancenoun

(parapsychology) The power to see the future.

Prescientadjective

Exhibiting or possessing prescience: having knowledge of, or seemingly able to correctly predict, events before they take place.

Clairvoyancenoun

A power, attributed to some persons while in a mesmeric state, of discerning objects not perceptible by the senses in their normal condition.

Prescientadjective

Having knowledge of coming events; foreseeing; conscious beforehand.

‘Henry . . . had shown himself sensible, and almost prescient, of this event.’;

Clairvoyancenoun

apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses

Prescientadjective

perceiving the significance of events before they occur;

‘extroardinarily prescient memoranda on the probable course of postwar relations’;

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Clairvoyance

Clairvoyance (; from French clair meaning and voyance meaning ) is the claimed ability to gain information about an object, person, location, or physical event through extrasensory perception. Any person who is claimed to have such ability is said accordingly to be a clairvoyant () ().

‘clear’; ‘vision’; ‘one who sees clearly’;

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