HyperDic: prescient

English > 1 sense of the word prescient:
ADJECTIVEallprescientperceiving the significance of events before they occur
prescient > pronunciation
Soundspreh'siyahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > prescient: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningperceiving the significance of events before they occur.
Example"extraordinarily prescient memoranda on the probable course of postwar relations"-R.H.Rovere
BroaderdiscerningHaving or revealing keen insight and good judgment
Spanishpresciente, previsor
Nounspresciencethe power to foresee the future
Adverbsprescientlywith foresight

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