- 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.
prescience definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Old French ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin praescientia ; from Classical Latin praescire, to know beforehand: see pre- and amp; science
prescience definition by American Heritage Dictionary