- knowledge of a future event or situation, especially through extrasensory means.
- Scots Law.
- the examination of witnesses and other parties before a trial in order to supply a legal ground for prosecution.
- the evidence established in such an examination.
Origin of precognition
Related Words for precognitionforesight, intuition, perception, omen, insight, prediction, discernment, psyche, acumen, foreknowledge, penetration, telepathy, premonition, prophecy, feeling, ESP
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Walter Bupp AKA Randall Garrett
What she had said about expecting to find me on the roof sounded like precognition.
Precognition is the least understood of the Psi powers, and the most erratic.
"I'm telling him the facts of life about precognition," Morgan told her.
It might be that there was such a thing as precognition in the form Morgan had described.
Word Origin for precognition
- Knowledge of something in advance of its occurrence, especially by extrasensory perception.