prescient[ presh-uh nt, ‐ee-uh nt pree-shuh nt, ‐shee-uh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF prescient
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRESCIENT
She stood still, but there was a prescient flash in her eyes as she looked at him.
Her words overpowered me almost by the weight of prescient meaning she gave them.
A guy with a dream—or perhaps a prescient glimpse of his own future.
She looked at him with an inquiry which held a sort of prescient reserve.
For one who is not prescient of all future things is not God.
There had been other instances of perception of a presence and of a prescient foreboding.
How prescient of disaster they had felt—but how little they had appraised its force!
A conclusion so prescient that her brother gasped with astonishment.
She squeezed the bundle closer with the prescient pang of parting.
In this arrangement Caleb proved himself, as usual, prescient.
1620s, from Middle French prescient (15c.) and directly from Latin praescientem (nominative praesciens), present participle of praescire (see prescience).
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