noun \kler-ˈvi-ən(t)s\

: an ability to communicate with dead people, to predict future events, or to know about things that you did not actually see happen or hear about

Full Definition of CLAIRVOYANCE

:  the power or faculty of discerning objects not present to the senses
:  ability to perceive matters beyond the range of ordinary perception :  penetration


  1. I don't believe in clairvoyance, but I can't explain how he knew those things about my grandmother.
  2. <people who claim to have clairvoyance are sometimes asked to help locate missing persons>

First Known Use of CLAIRVOYANCE


Other Occult Terms

augury, censor, invocation, lucidity, metempsychosis, mojo, numinous, preternatural, weird, wraith


noun \kla(ə)r-ˈvi-ən(t)s, kle(ə)r-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CLAIRVOYANCE

: the power or faculty of discerning objects or matters not present to the senses—called also cryptesthesia


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