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?
Origin and Etymology of divination
Middle English divinacioun, from Latin divination-, divinatio, from divinare —see 3divine
First Known Use: 14th century
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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