Divination definition

dĭvə-nāshən
The act or practice of trying to foretell the future or explore the unknown by occult means.
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A successful guess or intuitive perception.
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A prophecy; augury.
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(countable) An indication of what is future or secret; augury omen; conjectural presage; prediction.
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The definition of a divination is the practice of telling of the future or a prophecy.

An example of a divination is what a psychic does.

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(uncountable) The act of divining; a foreseeing or foretelling of future events.
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The pretended art of discovering secrets or the future by preternatural means.
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An inspired guess or presentiment.
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Something that has been divined.
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The art or act of foretelling future events or revealing occult knowledge by means of augury or an alleged supernatural agency.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
divination
Plural:
divinations

Origin of divination

  • From Old French divination, from Latin divinatio

    From Wiktionary