Meaning of CLAIRVOYANCE in English

/klair voy"euhns/ , n.

1. the supernatural power of seeing objects or actions removed in space or time from natural viewing.

2. quick, intuitive knowledge of things and people; sagacity.

[ 1840-50; clairvoy ( ant ) CLAIRVOYANT + -ance -ANCE ]

Syn. 2. intuition, penetration, discernment, vision.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .