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second sight

the faculty of seeing future events; clairvoyance.
Origin of second sight
First recorded in 1610-20
Related forms
secondsighted, adjective
secondsightedness, noun Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for second sight

second sight

the alleged ability to foresee the future, see actions taking place elsewhere, etc; clairvoyance
Derived Forms
second-sighted, adjective
second-sightedness, noun
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second sight

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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