Definition of Prescience

1. Noun. The power to foresee the future.

Exact synonyms: Prevision
Generic synonyms: Capacity, Mental Ability
Derivative terms: Prescient



Definition of Prescience

1. n. Knowledge of events before they take place; foresight.

Definition of Prescience

1. Noun. Knowledge of events before they take place; foresight; foreknowledge. ¹

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Definition of Prescience

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Prescience

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1. Dictionnaire Des Sciences Philosophiques by Adolphe Franck (1851)
"Nous croyons avoir démontré la prescience divine ; essayons d'en déterminer ... De tous les attributs de Dieu, la prescience est peut-être le plus éloigné ..."

2. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"But to end this question, because this destiny, together with providence, prescience, and predestination, are often confounded, I think it not impertinent ..."

3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"By this matter than, although that prescience had neuer be, yet al gates or at lest «aie, il is certain thyng, that endes of ..."

4. Mental Philosophy: Embracing the Three Departments of the Intellect by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1869)
"The prescience of God taught in the Scriptures. The divine prescience or foresight is not only implied in the omniscience of God, as that attribute is made ..."

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