Clairvoyant definition

klâr-voiənt
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Having the supposed power to see objects or events that cannot be perceived by the senses.
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Of or relating to clairvoyance.
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Having great insight; keenly perceptive.
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A clairvoyant person.
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A person, such as a medium, possessing the supposed power of clairvoyance.
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The definition of clairvoyant is having heightened senses or being extremely perceptive.

A person who feels spirits is an example of clairvoyant.

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Apparently having clairvoyance.
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A person able to see things that cannot be perceived by the normal senses.
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A clairvoyant is defined as a person who is able to detect things that aren't normally recognized by the senses.

A psychic is an example of a clairvoyant.

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Able to foresee the future.
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Of clairvoyance.
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Of, or relating to clairvoyance.
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Able to see things that cannot be perceived by the normal senses.
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A person able to foresee the future.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
clairvoyant
Plural:
clairvoyants

Origin of clairvoyant

  • French clair clear (from Latin clārus kelə-2 in Indo-European roots) voyant present participle of voir to see (from Latin vidēre weid- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French clairvoyant, from clair (“clear”) + voyant (“seeing”), present participle of voir (“see”).

    From Wiktionary