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Psy vocabulary

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Do you have any doubt about any psi-term? Here is a selection of terms related to precognition.

Clairaudience: the supposed faculty of perceiving, as if by hearing, what is inaudible. Clairaudient: derived adjective.

Clairvoyance: the supposed faculty of perceiving things or events in the future or beyond normal sensory contact.

Cognition: the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses.

Déjà rêvé: a French expression meaning “already dreamt” and used worldwide for describing a feeling of having already dreamed the present situation.

Déjà vu: a French expression meaning “already seen” and used worldwide for describing a feeling of having already experienced the present situation.

ESP, extrasensory perception: the faculty of perceiving things by means other than the known senses, e.g., by telepathy or clairvoyance.

Foreboding: a feeling that something bad will happen; fearful apprehension.

Foreknowledge (= prescience): awareness of something before it happens or exists

Forewarn: inform (someone) of a danger or a possible problem.

Forewarning: an advance warning.

Lucid dreaming: sensation of ability to control night dreams.

Oneirology: The study of dreams or of their interpretation.

Precognize, precognise: To have, or profess to have, foreknowledge of; to know beforehand.

Precognition: a noun derived from the verb precognize.

Precognitive: an adjective derived from the verb precognize.

Predict: to say or estimate that a specified thing will happen in the future or will be a consequence of something.

Prediction: a noun derived from the verb predict.

Premonition, premonishment: a warning, especially one given in advance.

Prescience (=foreknowledge): the fact of knowing something before it takes place.

Prophecy: a message that is claimed by a prophet to have been communicated to him/her by a deity.

Psi: the unknown factor in extrasensory perception and psychokinesis experiences that is not explained by known physical or biological mechanisms.

Psychic(al): relating to or denoting faculties or phenomena that are apparently inexplicable by natural laws, especially involving telepathy or clairvoyance.

Remote viewing: the perception of contemporary events happening outside of the range of normal perception.

Retrocognition: the ability to see past events without previous knowledge.

Telepathy: the direct communication of thoughts or feelings from one person to another without using speech, writing, or any other normal method.

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