telegnosis

[ tel-uh-noh-sis, tel-ig- ]

noun
  1. supernatural or occult knowledge; clairvoyance.

Origin of telegnosis

1
First recorded in 1910–15; tele-1 + -gnosis

Other words from telegnosis

  • tel·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

telegnosis

/ (ˌtɛləˈnəʊsɪs, ˌtɛləɡ-) /


noun
  1. knowledge about distant events alleged to have been obtained without the use of any normal sensory mechanism: Compare clairvoyance

Origin of telegnosis

1
C20: from tele- + -gnosis, from Greek gnōsis knowledge

Derived forms of telegnosis

  • telegnostic (ˌtɛləˈnɒstɪk, ˌtɛləɡ-), adjective

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