Definitions for sixth sense

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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

Wiktionary

  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.


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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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