Prescience definition

prĕshəns, -ē-əns, prēshəns, -shē-əns
Knowledge of actions or events before they occur; foresight.
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Apparent knowledge of things before they happen or come into being.
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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.

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Knowledge of events before they take place; foresight; foreknowledge.

God's certain prescience of the volitions of moral agents. (Jonathan Edwards)

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
prescience
Plural:
presciences

Origin of prescience

  • From French prescience, from Latin praescientia.

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