Origin of divination
Examples from the Web for divination
I particularly like how such a complex reading mirrors the divination referenced in the work.
Nobody ever heard of even numbers in any case of divination.The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey, Vol. 2|Thomas de Quincey
The peculiar ability of a great diagnostician amounts to divination.The Young Man and the World|Albert J. Beveridge
I here append a diagram of the cards as laid out in this mode of divination.The Illustrated Key to the Tarot|L. W. de Laurence
British Dictionary definitions for divination
Word Origin and History for divination
late 14c., from Old French divination (13c.), from Latin divinationem (nominative divinatio) "the power of foreseeing, prediction," noun of action from past participle stem of divinare, literally "to be inspired by a god" (see divine (adj.)).