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sixth sense

noun

Simple Definition of sixth sense

  • : a special ability to know something that cannot be learned by using the five senses (such as sight or hearing)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sixth sense

  1. :  a power of perception like but not one of the five senses :  a keen intuitive power

Examples of sixth sense in a sentence

  1. She claimed to have a sixth sense for knowing when someone was about to call her.

  2. <a filmmaker with a sixth sense for knowing which stories the general public will find irresistible>



1761

First Known Use of sixth sense

1761


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