Definition of divination
divinatoryplay \də-ˈvi-nə-ˌtȯr-ē, də-ˈvī-nə-, ˈdi-və-nə-\ adjective
Examples of divination in a Sentence
the art of reading tea leaves and other forms of divination
if her powers of divination are so great, why doesn't she know what the stock market will do?
Recent Examples of divination from the Web
Yet while Musk can buoyantly switch a conversation midstream from driverless cars to artificial intelligence to extraterrestrial life, his divinations can sometimes come across as pure hype for the future.
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DIVINATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of divination for English Language Learners
: the practice of using signs (such as an arrangement of tea leaves or cards) or special powers to predict the future
DIVINATION Defined for Kids
Definition of divination for Students
: the art or practice of using signs and omens or magic powers to foretell the future
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