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

Origin of telegnosis

First recorded in 1910–15; tele-1 + -gnosis
Related formstel·eg·nos·tic [tel-uh-nos-tik, tel-ig-] /ˌtɛl əˈnɒs tɪk, ˌtɛl ɪg-/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for telegnosis


  1. knowledge about distant events alleged to have been obtained without the use of any normal sensory mechanismCompare clairvoyance
Derived Formstelegnostic (ˌtɛləˈnɒstɪk, ˌtɛləɡ-), adjective

Word Origin for telegnosis

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