clairvoyance


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clairvoyance

 [klar-voi´ans] (Fr.)
a form of extrasensory perception in which knowledge of objective events is acquired without the use of the senses.

clair·voy·ance

(klār-voy'ants),
Perception of objective events (past, present, or future) not ordinarily discernible by the senses; a type of extrasensory perception.
[Fr.]

clair·voy·ance

(klār-voy'ăns)
Perception of objective events (past, present, or future) not ordinarily discernible by the senses; a type of extrasensory perception.
[Fr.]

clairvoyance

The claimed ability to perceive other than by the senses. Most if not all episodes of alleged clairvoyance are either illusory or fraudulent.
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