Prescient Definition

prĕshənt, -ē-ənt, prēshənt, -shē-ənt
Of or relating to prescience.
American Heritage
Possessing prescience.
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Origin of Prescient

  • French from Old French from Latin praesciēns praescient- present participle of praescīre to know beforehand prae- pre- scīre to know skei- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin praescire (“know beforehand"), from prae + scire.

    From Wiktionary

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