- the power to hear sounds said to exist beyond the reach of ordinary experience or capacity, as the voices of the dead.
Origin of clairaudience
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But as I have already said there are degrees of clairaudience, as of any other psychic faculty.
Brain-cell discharges will hardly account for the phenomena of clairaudience.
Clairaudience denotes phenomena of the same kind in the auditory sphere.Metapsychical Phenomena
The phenomena of clairvoyance, clairaudience, thought-reading, were found to be real.Annie Besant
He hardly knew the meaning of such words as "clairvoyance" and "clairaudience."Four Weird Tales
- psychol the postulated ability to hear sounds beyond the range of normal hearingCompare clairvoyance
C19: from French clair clear + audience, after clairvoyance
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Word Origin and History for clairaudience
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