Definition of divination in English:

divination

Line breaks: div¦in|ation
Pronunciation: /ˌdɪvɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Derivatives

divinatory

adjective
More example sentences
  • One would think that, on the basis of that commonality, invoking Scathach and Odhinn for a divinatory ritual would present no problems.
  • However, using an oracle or some divinatory method, we gain a wider perspective of The Now and can find the item/person.
  • He provides a useful overview of divinatory techniques, astrology, and so on to demarcate these from precognition.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin divinatio(n-), from divinare 'predict' (see divine2).

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