Origin of prescience
Examples from the Web for prescience
Her prescience and her instincts go unheeded, and the damage that she causes threatens to consume her altogether.‘Homeland’ and ‘The Good Wife’ Season Premieres: Review|Jace Lacob|September 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Rather than celebrating their prescience, the bloggers sound downright dismayed.
Blue Leaves also attracted Stiller with its prescience about our society's obsession with fame.
Proving that in this case, provenance—and prescience—can be quite lucrative.Kate Middleton's Charity-Auction Dress Auctioned in London|Robin Givhan|March 15, 2011|DAILY BEAST
However, in his book on divination, he in his own person most openly opposes the doctrine of the prescience of future things.The City of God, Volume I|Aurelius Augustine
It may be that already in Israel there had been some prescience of this.The Lords of the Ghostland|Edgar Saltus
He told her what to do, and, as if gifted with prescience, provided for her future life.
George had the prescience of trouble, but could not find it.Once Aboard The Lugger|Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson
She glanced at her companion and found that his brown eyes had turned as though by prescience to hers.The Secret Witness|George Gibbs
British Dictionary definitions for prescience
Word Origin for prescience
Word Origin and History for prescience
late 14c., from Old French prescience (13c.) and directly from Late Latin praescientia "fore-knowledge," from *praescientem, present participle of *praescire "to know in advance," from Latin prae "before" (see pre-) + scire "to know" (see science).