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noun as in foresight

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Now scientists have much more data, and have narrowed the possibilities in a way that confirms the prescience of Friedmann’s math.

Though Butler’s vision may be more anarchical than the United States of today, her prescience—particularly regarding the urgent climate threats faced by California—is undeniable.

Melange also conveys a kind of prescience and makes faster-than-light travel practical.

Interestingly, a 2017 study done at the University of Kansas found that the onset of Uber caused ambulance use to drop by seven percent—apparently people in less dire straits have the prescience to avoid huge bills, even in their moment of crisis.

Her prescience and her instincts go unheeded, and the damage that she causes threatens to consume her altogether.

A novelist friend of mine talks about literary prescience—she writes about something and then it comes true.

Rather than celebrating their prescience, the bloggers sound downright dismayed.

Blue Leaves also attracted Stiller with its prescience about our society's obsession with fame.

Proving that in this case, provenance—and prescience—can be quite lucrative.

In good time he had selected and laid out the inevitable field of battle with military prescience of the first order.

In reading this magnificent and well-known sentence from Hooker, the imagination is easily kindled to a divine prescience.

He had a keen prescience that the death of the favourite of the harem might influence very quickly Dilama's fate.

Now, the Governor had never been as quick as that, and I ascribe it to the uncanny prescience which comes to the very sick.

No man I know on the earth's surface, who greater prescience has than thou, Gripir!


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prescience, such as: foreknowledge, presage, null, and prediction.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.