He had recourse to every superstition of sortilege, clairvoyance, presentiment, and dreams.
At the first glance he divined my interior trouble, and I hated him for his clairvoyance.
This vision, granting the honesty of the seers, was a case of ‘clairvoyance,’ but ‘symbolical hallucinations’ frequently occur.
Now, may it not be that this supplies a suggestion as to the cause of the phenomenon of clairvoyance?
A something inexplicable, which may be classed with the mysterious phenomena of clairvoyance and “horse-whispering.”
clairvoyance, indeed, is a faculty which has no direct moral relations.
She thought of many things while she sat there, with that look of clairvoyance, of radiant vision, in her eyes.
A clairvoyance, deeper than knowledge, came to Virginia while she looked at her.
Whenever the power of expression is retained, we see the development of clairvoyance at the approach of death.
Why should not the waking soul have also its moments of clairvoyance?
"paranormal gift of seeing things out of sight," 1837, from special use of French clairvoyance (Old French clerveans, 13c.) "quickness of understanding, sagacity, penetration," from clairvoyant (see clairvoyant). A secondary sense in French is the main sense in English.
clairvoyance clair·voy·ance (klâr-voi'əns)
The perception of objects or events that cannot be perceived by the senses.