Definition of "soothsayers" [soothsayers]

  • Plural form of soothsayer. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "soothsayers" in a sentence
  • "Such occurrences were omens from heaven, so he called his soothsayers to ask what it meant."
  • "In addition to the manifestation of the will of the gods by means of oracles, the Greeks also believed that certain men, called soothsayers, were gifted with the power of foretelling future events from dreams, from observing the flight of birds, the entrails of sacrificed animals, and even the direction of the flames and smoke from the altar, &c."
  • "The king trembled as he heard the words, vouchsafed his brother no answer, drank himself into unconsciousness that evening, and the next morning called the soothsayers, Magi and Chaldaeans together, in order to submit a question to them."