: the power or faculty of discerning objects not present to the senses
: ability to perceive matters beyond the range of ordinary perception : penetration
Examples of CLAIRVOYANCE
- I don't believe in clairvoyance, but I can't explain how he knew those things about my grandmother.
- <people who claim to have clairvoyance are sometimes asked to help locate missing persons>
First Known Use of CLAIRVOYANCE
clair·voy·ance noun \kla(ə)r-ˈvȯi-ən(t)s, kle(ə)r-\ (Medical Dictionary)
: the power or faculty of discerning objects or matters not present to the senses—called also cryptesthesia
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