Etymology
Advertisement

precognition (n.)

"foreknowledge," mid-15c., precognicioun, from Late Latin praecognitionem (nom. praecognitio) "foreknowledge," noun of action from past-participle stem of Latin praecognoscere "to foreknow," from prae "before" (see pre-) + cognoscere "to get to know, recognize" (see cognizance).

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of precognition

precognition (n.)
knowledge of an event before it occurs;
Synonyms: foreknowledge
From wordnet.princeton.edu