Definition of presentient in English:

presentient

adjective

rare
  • Having a presentiment.

    • ‘This time someone absolutely knew I'd had a presentient dream.’
    • ‘Psychics are actually good at intuiting the subjects of concealed photographs and cards, so I believe that it is safe to conclude that there is a weakness in the gift that makes it difficult to develop a presentient knowledge of specific numbers.’
    • ‘I was just having this conversation yesterday with the most naturally psychic / presentient person I know.’

Origin

Early 19th century: from Latin praesentient- ‘perceiving beforehand’, from the verb praesentire, from prae ‘before’ + sentire ‘to feel’.

Pronunciation

presentient

/prɪˈsɛnʃ(ə)nt//prɪˈzɛnʃ(ə)nt/