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Friday, December 05, 2014

Definitions for clairaudience

  1. the power to hear sounds said to exist beyond the reach of ordinary experience or capacity, as the voices of the dead.

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Citations for clairaudience
Let Michael relay Sutton and tell you people here who have the phoney habit (it was remarketable) in his clairaudience, as this is, as only our own Michael can, when reicherout at superstation, to bring ruptures to our roars how I am amp amp amplify. James Joyce, Finnegans Wake, 1939
The unmistakable resonance of a clairaudience spell thrummed against her wizard senses, the invisible threads of sorcery extending far beyond this tower room. Juliet E. McKenna, Defiant Peaks, 2012
Origin of clairaudience
1860-1865
Clairaudience entered English in the 1860s and is a portmanteau of clairvoyance and audience.