Definition of sixth sense in English:

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sixth sense

Pronunciation: /ˌsɪksθ ˈsɛns/


A supposed intuitive faculty giving awareness not explicable in terms of normal perception: some sixth sense told him he was not alone
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  • 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.
clairvoyance, second sight, divination, ESP (extrasensory perception)

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