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clairvoyant | clairvoyance

clairvoyant clairvoyance
able to see what will happen in the future
  • How to Memorize
    • clairvoyant - psychic
  • Analysis

    A ‘clairvoyant’ is a person who claims or is believed to have psychic abilities that allow them to see into the future. However, the word is more commonly used in the negative, or in a humorous way to describe somebody who has made a surprisingly accurate prediction.

  • Exam DBSpoken DBOther
    Synonymsprophet, soothsayer, oracle,
    Antonymsunprophetic, uninspired, inscrutable,
  • Example(s)
    1. How did you know they would pull out of the deal? You must be clairvoyant!

    2. When I wrote my article, I had no idea you were planning to cover the same topic for yours. I’m not clairvoyant!

    3. She claims to have the power of clairvoyance, but I think it’s all part of an act.