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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sixth′ sense′(n.)

  1. a power of perception beyond the five senses.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. insight, sixth sense(noun)

    grasping the inner nature of things intuitively


  1. sixth sense(Noun)

    Extrasensory perception; the ability to sense things by means other than the known bodily senses.

  2. Origin: Refers to a hypothetical sense different from the known bodily senses, of which traditionally there are five: touch, taste, smell, sight and hearing.

Translations for sixth sense

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

sixth sense

an ability to feel or realize something apparently not by means of any of the five senses

He couldn't hear or see anyone, but a sixth sense told him that he was being followed.

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