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sixth sense

noun
1.
a power of perception beyond the five senses; intuition:
His sixth sense warned him to be cautious.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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Examples from the web for sixth sense
  • Most do not even notice their sixth sense-the sensation of how one's head is oriented and moving.
  • He possesses something akin to a soccer sixth sense.
British Dictionary definitions for sixth sense

sixth sense

noun
1.
any supposed sense or means of perception, such as intuition or clairvoyance, other than the five senses of sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell
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Idioms and Phrases with sixth sense

sixth sense

Keen intuition, as in She had a sixth sense that they would find it in the cellar. This term alludes to a sense in addition to the five physical senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. [ c. 1800 ]
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