Examples from the Web for prescient
Head of State was prescient, but hollow; I Think I Love My Wife was bland; and the documentary Good Hair was fascinating fun.Oscar Season Kicks Off in Toronto: Channing Tatum, Kristen Stewart, and More Court Awards Glory|Marlow Stern|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What is striking about the novel when read today, however, is its prescient embrace of technology.Zen, Motorcycles, And The Cult of Tech: How Robert Pirsig’s Classic Anticipated the Future|Nathaniel Rich|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If she runs in 2016, her prescient advocacy for early-childhood education might be peaking at just the right time.How a Kids Program Hillary Brought to Arkansas Could Unite Democrats|Eleanor Clift|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You were in Network, too, which in hindsight was such a prescient film.Robert Duvall on His Storied Career, His New Movie, and Why He’s Ditching the GOP|Marlow Stern|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yes, this funny book is not only critical of the Irish boom—it might even be prescient.
There had been other instances of perception of a presence and of a prescient foreboding.Chantry House|Charlotte M. Yonge
The finish of the three-mile drive found her jubilant, prescient, pulsing with power.The Sick-a-Bed Lady|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
Her words overpowered me almost by the weight of prescient meaning she gave them.The Message|Alec John Dawson
She had been immersed in a sad, prescient feeling, as though this afternoon were one of long farewells.Shadows of Flames|Amelie Rives
I see Me with brains to know, with prescient mind to grasp, with mobile sense to feel.I, Mary MacLane|Mary MacLane
Word Origin and History for prescient
1620s, from Middle French prescient (15c.) and directly from Latin praescientem (nominative praesciens), present participle of praescire (see prescience).