telegnosis

noun tel·egno·sis \¦telə¦nōsə̇s, ˌtelˌegˈn-\

Definition of telegnosis

plural

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  1. :  knowledge of distant happenings obtained by occult or unknown means :  clairvoyance

telegnostic

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of telegnosis

New Latin, from 1tel- + -gnosis


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