- clairaut equation,
- clairaut, alexis claude,
- clam diggers,
- clam up
Origin of clairvoyance
Examples from the Web for clairvoyance
It carries with it its own clairvoyance, its own philosophy of life, its own good sense.Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature|John Addington Symonds
Belief in vocational magic and clairvoyance is clearly not entirely confined to medieval days.Vocational Psychology: Its Problems and Methods|Harry L. Hollingworth
Clo's desperate need to know what was in his head inspired her with clairvoyance.The Lion's Mouse|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Again, we certainly do not expect to see the Royal Society inquiring into second sight, or clairvoyance, or thought transference.Cock Lane and Common-Sense|Andrew Lang
These cases have been claimed as evidence of telepathic communication or even of clairvoyance.
Word Origin for clairvoyance
"paranormal gift of seeing things out of sight," 1837, from special use of French clairvoyance (Old French clerveans, 13c.) "quickness of understanding, sagacity, penetration," from clairvoyant (see clairvoyant). A secondary sense in French is the main sense in English.