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Definition of "precognition" []

  • Knowledge of something in advance of its occurrence, especially by extrasensory perception; clairvoyance. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "precognition" in a sentence
  • "* The precognition is the record of the preliminary evidence on which the public officers charged in Scotland with duties entrusted to a grand jury in England, incur the responsibility of sending an accused person to trial."
  • "For precognition, that is not the case whether a study subject gets the right answer 100% of the time or the wrong answer 100% of the time, the result is the same: a significant deviation from random chance in response to a future-stimulus."
  • "JB, that kind of precognition you're talking about seems to happen all the time."