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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to clairvoyance.
  • adj. Having the supposed power to see objects or events that cannot be perceived by the senses.
  • n. A person, such as a medium, possessing the supposed power of clairvoyance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, or relating to clairvoyance.
  • adj. Able to see things that cannot be perceived by the normal senses.
  • adj. Able to foresee the future.
  • n. A person able to see things that cannot be perceived by the normal senses.
  • n. A person able to foresee the future.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to clairvoyance; discerning objects while in a mesmeric state which are not present to the senses.
  • n. One who is able, when in a mesmeric state, to discern objects not present to the senses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to, or characterized by, the supposed faculty of clairvoyance, or of seeing or perceiving things not discernible by the senses.
  • n. A person possessing or supposed to possess the power of clairvoyance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. perceiving things beyond the natural range of the senses
  • adj. foreseeing the future
  • n. someone who has the power of clairvoyance

Etymologies

French : clair, clear (from Latin clārus; see kelə-2 in Indo-European roots) + voyant, present participle of voir, to see (from Latin vidēre; see weid- in Indo-European roots).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French clairvoyant, from clair ("clear") + voyant ("seeing"), present participle of voir ("see"). (Wiktionary)

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