Simple Definition of prescience
: the ability to know what will or might happen in the future
Examples of prescience
He predicted their response with amazing prescience.
Her prescience as an investor is impressive.
Origin of prescience
Middle English, from Late Latin praescientia, from Latin praescient-, praesciens, present participle of praescire to know beforehand, from prae- + scire to know — more at science
First Known Use: 14th century
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