clairaudience

clairaudience

[klair-aw-dee-uhns]
noun
the power to hear sounds said to exist beyond the reach of ordinary experience or capacity, as the voices of the dead.

Origin:
1860–65; clair(voyance) + audience (in sense “hearing”)

clairaudient, noun, adjective
clairaudiently, adverb
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clairaudience (ˌklɛərˈɔːdɪəns)
 
n
psychol Compare clairvoyance the postulated ability to hear sounds beyond the range of normal hearing
 
[C19: from French clair clear + audience, after clairvoyance]
 
clair'audient
 
adj, —n

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