second sight

noun

Definition of second sight

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

Examples of second sight in a Sentence

  1. 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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