What does prescient mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prescient(adj)

    perceiving the significance of events before they occur

    "extraordinarily prescient memoranda on the probable course of postwar relations"-R.H.Rovere


  1. prescient(Adjective)

    Having knowledge of events before they take place; possessing or exhibiting prescience.

  2. Origin: From praescire, from prae + scire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prescient(adj)

    having knowledge of coming events; foreseeing; conscious beforehand

  2. Origin: [L. praesciens, -entis, p. pr. of praescire to foreknow; prae before + scire to know: cf. F. prescient. See Science.]

Anagrams for prescient »

  1. in respect, 'prentices, prentices, reinspect


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prescient in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prescient in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Elizabeth Semmelhack:

    Their participation in the sneaker game was very prescient. They were getting in there much earlier than any of the other brands we see doing it now.

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