Definition of sixth sense in English:

Share this entry

sixth sense

Pronunciation: /ˌsɪksθ ˈsɛns/

noun

A supposed intuitive faculty giving awareness not explicable in terms of normal perception: some sixth sense told him he was not alone
More example sentences
  • In addition to your five physical senses, you were born with intuition, your sixth sense.
  • When you are in the jungle for a while you are supposed to develop a sixth sense - to know when something is going to happen and to know when you are being watched.
  • Very likely, some intuitive hunches do indicate the presence of a sixth sense.
Synonyms
clairvoyance, second sight, divination, ESP (extrasensory perception)
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.