- Prescience is defined as the power to know something before it happens or to the ability to tell the future.
When you predict that you will meet a tall, dark and handsome stranger in a month and you end up meeting that person, this is an example of prescience.
apparent knowledge of things before they happen or come into being; foreknowledge
Origin of prescienceOld French ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin praescientia ; from Classical Latin praescire, to know beforehand: see pre- and amp; science
Knowledge of actions or events before they occur; foresight.