Adjective "clairvoyants" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/klɛːˈvɔɪənt/

Definitions and examples

noun

A person who claims to have a supernatural ability to perceive events in the future or beyond normal sensory contact.
  1. 'He explained what we as skeptics already know: that there is no evidence that clairvoyants have special powers, and that it is questionable that the police even trust what these psychics are saying.'
  2. 'His reputation as a clairvoyant was due in large part to his ability to locate lost animals.'
  3. 'Learned men from all fields of science, as well as spiritualists, clairvoyants and cranks, have studied the remains to try uncover the secrets of the past.'
  4. 'These are our visionaries, spiritualists, clairvoyants and psychics.'
  5. 'On the other hand, many other commentators disagree, and none of us are clairvoyants.'
  6. 'The reasons for this become clear once the techniques of social and psychological manipulation used by clairvoyants are understood.'
  7. 'I am not a fortune teller, but a true clairvoyant, I will help you to find your direction in a way that will leave you empowered and positive.'
  8. 'Tom said he knew as a small boy that he had a special gift as a when visions came to him and he now practices as a natural healer, a medium and a clairvoyant.'
  9. 'Are fortune-tellers, clairvoyants, palm readers, spiritists and voodoo participants in league with demons?'
  10. 'He was often accused of political intractability, a lack of imperativeness, too great a readiness to take clairvoyants seriously, and excessive slyness.'

adjective

Having or exhibiting clairvoyance.
  1. 'Certain individuals are gifted with clairvoyant dreams which they can use as means of predicting the out-come of future events.'
  2. 'In some cases their clairvoyant powers were employed by chiefs for advice and prophesy.'
  3. 'She certainly claimed to have paranormal experiences, but whether she really believed she was clairvoyant or possessed psychic powers, I can't say.'
  4. 'Their location was not a secret to those with clairvoyant powers.'
  5. 'The prophetic or clairvoyant dream is perhaps the strongest reason for believing that dreaming is a gateway to another world.'
  6. 'Thus there is a suggestion that clairvoyant imagery tends to be unrelated to ongoing thought processes and is particularly involuntary and spontaneous.'
  7. 'Samantha does in fact have completely reliable clairvoyant power, and her belief about the President did result from the operation of that power.'
  8. 'And Justine isn't he only one with paranormal gifts - as Dawn reveals, she may also have some clairvoyant tendencies.'
  9. 'It is interesting that clairvoyant experiences were among the least reported.'
  10. 'In the story, clairvoyant dreams presage a family's gruesome end.'

Definitions

1. having or claiming to have the power of seeing objects or actions beyond the range of natural vision: Not being clairvoyant, I did not foresee the danger of ignoring her advice.Synonyms: psychic, telepathic, prescient, second-sighted, visionary; intuitive, empathic; predictive, prophetic.

2. of, by, or pertaining to clairvoyance: Unlike more talented witches, I had to make do with love potions and occasional clairvoyant visions. noun

3. a clairvoyant person: A clever clai

More examples(as adjective)

"operatings can be clairvoyants."

"months can be clairvoyants."

Origin

(clairvoyant)Late 17th century (in the sense ‘clear-sighted, perceptive’): from French, from clair ‘clear’ + voyant ‘seeing’ (from voir ‘to see’). The current sense dates from the mid 19th century.