second sight


second sight

noun

  1. the faculty of seeing future events; clairvoyance.

noun

  1. the alleged ability to foresee the future, see actions taking place elsewhere, etc; clairvoyance

Clairvoyance, as in Jane must have second sight; she knew exactly where Dad had mislaid his keys. This expression, alluding to the supposed power of someone to perceive an event in the future or distance as though actually present, dates from the early 1600s.

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