Synonyms and Antonyms of prescience

  1. 1 the special ability to see or know about events before they actually occur most believers would probably agree that complete prescience is one of God's attributes Synonyms foreknowledge, foresightRelated Words foreboding, premonition, prenotion, presage, presentiment; clairvoyance, extrasensory perception, sixth sense; omniscience; divination

  2. 2 concern or preparation for the future parents who had the prescience to make everything in their house childproof before the arrival of their first baby Synonyms farsightedness, foresightedness, forethought, foresight, providence, visionRelated Words precaution, premeditation; discernment, discretion, insight, perception, perceptiveness, prudence, sagaciousness, sagacity, sageness, sapience, wisdomNear Antonyms hindsightAntonyms improvidence, myopia, shortsightedness

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