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Found 2 items, similar to divination.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: divination divination 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) Definition: Divination 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 preternatural means. [1913 Webster] There shall not be found among you any one that . . . useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter. --Deut. xviii. 10. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. An indication of what is future or secret; augury omen; conjectural presage; prediction. [1913 Webster] Birds which do give a happy divination of things to come. --Sir T. North. [1913 Webster]


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