The supposed faculty of perceiving things or events in the future or beyond normal sensory contact: she stared at the card as if she could contact its writer by clairvoyance
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- I should also note clairvoyance or telepathy may be the reason why some people do significantly better than chance in guessing experiments.
- If you could do a bit of mind and thought reading, clairvoyance, prophecy and divination, that is all it takes to be a magician.
- Further awakening of the inner potentials gradually bestows the supernormal powers of premonition, afflatus, telepathy, clairvoyance and prophecy.
Mid 19th century: from French. from clair 'clear' + voir 'to see'.
Words that rhyme with clairvoyanceannoyance, flamboyance
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