feyness

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fey (feɪ)
 
adj
1.  interested in or believing in the supernatural
2.  attuned to the supernatural; clairvoyant; visionary
3.  chiefly (Scot) fated to die; doomed
4.  chiefly (Scot) in a state of high spirits or unusual excitement, formerly believed to presage death
 
[Old English fæge marked out for death; related to Old Norse feigr doomed, Old High German feigi]
 
'feyness
 
n

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