Definition of presentient in English:

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presentient

Pronunciation: /prɪˈsɛnʃ(ə)nt/
Pronunciation: /prɪˈzɛnʃ(ə)nt/

adjective

rare
Having a presentiment.
Example sentences
  • Psychics are actually good at intuiting the subjects of concealed photographs and cards, so I believe that it is safe to conclude that there is a weakness in the gift that makes it difficult to develop a presentient knowledge of specific numbers.
  • This time someone absolutely knew I'd had a presentient dream.
  • I was just having this conversation yesterday with the most naturally psychic / presentient person I know.

Origin

Early 19th century: from Latin praesentient- 'perceiving beforehand', from the verb praesentire, from prae 'before' + sentire 'to feel'.

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