clairaudience

noun
clair·​au·​di·​ence | \ kler-ˈȯ-dē-ən(t)s How to pronounce clairaudience (audio) , -ˈä- \

Definition of clairaudience

: the power or faculty of hearing something not present to the ear but regarded as having objective reality

Other Words from clairaudience

clairaudient \ kler-​ˈȯ-​dē-​ənt How to pronounce clairaudient (audio) , -​ˈä-​ \ adjective
clairaudiently adverb

First Known Use of clairaudience

1864, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for clairaudience

clair- (as in clairvoyance) + audience (act of hearing)

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The first known use of clairaudience was in 1864

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“Clairaudience.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clairaudience. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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clairaudience

noun
clair·​au·​di·​ence | \ kla(ə)r-ˈȯd-ē-ən(t)s, kle(ə)r-, -ˈäd- How to pronounce clairaudience (audio) \

Medical Definition of clairaudience

: the power or faculty of hearing something not present to the ear but regarded as having objective reality

Other Words from clairaudience

clairaudient \ -​ənt How to pronounce clairaudient (audio) \ adjective

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