What does sixth sense mean?

Definitions for sixth sense

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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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sixth sense in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sixth sense in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. W. Somerset Maugham:

    Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five.

  2. W. Somerset Maugham:

    The value of money is that with it we can tell any man to go to the devil. It is the sixth sense which enables you to enjoy the other five.

  3. Erik Pevernagie:

    Fear can be passed on to others and, similar to fear of flying, its smell can be sensed by people in outlandish places or fussy situations. Its apprehension may be nasal or actuated through our brain, our memory or the sensorial spread, and not at the least through a sixth sense. (One could still feel the smell of fear )

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