clairvoyance

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By a sort of clairvoyance, Roma could see the Baron in the midst of the scenes he had prearranged.

But these belong to the subject of apparitions rather than to that of clairvoyance.

At the first glance he divined my interior trouble, and I hated him for his clairvoyance.

He had recourse to every superstition of sortilege, clairvoyance, presentiment, and dreams.

Now, may it not be that this supplies a suggestion as to the cause of the phenomenon of clairvoyance?

However, he avers that the story of clairvoyance was current in the spring of 1429.

Clairvoyance, indeed, is a faculty which has no direct moral relations.

A clairvoyance, deeper than knowledge, came to Virginia while she looked at her.

She then experimented to some extent with mesmerism and clairvoyance.

Why should not the waking soul have also its moments of clairvoyance?

WORD ORIGIN

"paranormal gift of seeing things out of sight," 1837, from special use of French clairvoyance (Old French clerveans, 13c.) "quickness of understanding, sagacity, penetration," from clairvoyant (see clairvoyant). A secondary sense in French is the main sense in English.

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