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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Divination(0.01022 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Divination.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: successful conjecture by unusual insight or good luck
2: a prediction uttered under divine inspiration [syn: prophecy]
3: the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by
supernatural means [syn: foretelling, soothsaying, fortune telling
English → English (gcide)
Divination \Div`i*na"tion\, n. [L. divinatio, fr. divinare,
divinatum, to foresee, foretell, fr. divinus: cf. F.
divination. See Divine.]
1. The act of divining; a foreseeing or foretelling of future
events; the pretended art discovering secret or future by
There shall not be found among you any one that . .
. useth divination, or an observer of times, or an
enchanter. --Deut. xviii.
Note: Among the ancient heathen philosophers natural
divination was supposed to be effected by a divine
afflatus; artificial divination by certain rites,
omens, or appearances, as the flight of birds, entrails
of animals, etc.
2. An indication of what is future or secret; augury omen;
conjectural presage; prediction.
Birds which do give a happy divination of things to
come. --Sir T.