[ tel-uh-noh-sis, tel-ig- ]
/ ˌtɛl əˈnoʊ sɪs, ˌtɛl ɪg- /
supernatural or occult knowledge; clairvoyance.
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OTHER WORDS FROM telegnosistel·eg·nos·tic [tel-uh-nos-tik, tel-ig-] /ˌtɛl əˈnɒs tɪk, ˌtɛl ɪg-/, adjective
Words nearby telegnosis
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British Dictionary definitions for telegnosis
/ (ˌtɛləˈnəʊsɪs, ˌtɛləɡ-) /
knowledge about distant events alleged to have been obtained without the use of any normal sensory mechanismCompare clairvoyance
Derived forms of telegnosistelegnostic (ˌtɛləˈnɒstɪk, ˌtɛləɡ-), adjective
Word Origin for telegnosis
C20: from tele- + -gnosis, from Greek gnōsis knowledge
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