Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 10-20-16 Divination

Divination (noun)
div·i·na·tion [div-uh-ney-shuhn]
(previously 02-05-13)

noun
1. the practice of attempting to foretell future events or discover hidden knowledge by occult or supernatural means.
2. augury; prophecy: The divination of the high priest was fulfilled.
3. perception by intuition; instinctive foresight.

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Origin: Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English divinacioun (< Anglo-French ) < Latin divination- (stem of divinatio ), equivalent to divinat ( us ), past participle of divinare to soothsay ( divin- divine + -atus -ate1 ) + -ion- -ion

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