Meaning of CLAIRVOYANCE in English

kla(a)rˈvȯiən(t)s, klerˈv-, kla(a)əˈv-, kleəˈv- also -ȯiyə- noun

also clair·voy·an·cy -nsē, -si

( plural clairvoyanc·es also clairvoyan·cies )

Etymology: French clairvoyance, from clairvoyant

1. : the act or power professed by certain persons of discerning objects hidden from sight or at a great distance

2. : ability to perceive matters beyond the range of ordinary perception : penetration , discernment , clear-sightedness

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.