Associations to the word «Divination»


DIVINATION, noun. (uncountable) The act of divining; a foreseeing or foretelling of future events.
DIVINATION, noun. The apparent art of discovering secrets or the future by preternatural means.
DIVINATION, noun. (countable) An indication of what is future or secret; augury omen; conjectural presage; prediction.

Dictionary definition

DIVINATION, noun. Successful conjecture by unusual insight or good luck.
DIVINATION, noun. A prediction uttered under divine inspiration.
DIVINATION, noun. The art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche