second sight

noun

Definition of second sight

: the capacity to see remote or future objects or events : clairvoyance, precognition

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Examples of second sight in a Sentence

the fairy world was believed to be visible to people blessed with second sight

First Known Use of second sight

1616, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of second sight was in 1616

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