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Synonyms for divination
ˌdɪv əˈneɪ ʃəndiv·ina·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 2 votes

  1. divination

    Synonyms:
    prediction, sorcery, magic, witchcraft, augury, omens

    Antonyms:
    instruction, information, investigation, study, learning

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. divinationnoun

    successful conjecture by unusual insight or good luck

    Synonyms:
    fortune telling, prophecy, foretelling, soothsaying

  2. prophecy, divinationnoun

    a prediction uttered under divine inspiration

    Synonyms:
    prognostication, prophecy, foretelling, vaticination, soothsaying, fortune telling

  3. divination, foretelling, soothsaying, fortune tellingnoun

    the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means

    Synonyms:
    foretelling, prophecy, fortune telling, soothsaying, prognostication, prediction, forecasting

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. divinationnoun

    Synonyms:
    divining, foretelling

  2. divinationnoun

    Synonyms:
    presage, prediction, prophecy

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  1. Josh Billings:

    Like other occult techniques of divination, the statistical method has a private jargon deliberately contrived to obscure its methods from non-practitioners.


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  • عرافةArabic
  • врачуване, предсказване, прогноза, гадаенеBulgarian
  • věštění, věštbaCzech
  • divinationDanish
  • Wahrsagen, WahrsagereiGerman
  • afakakaEwe
  • προφητεία, μαντεία, μαντικήGreek
  • adivinación, divinidad, divinaciónSpanish
  • ennustaminen, ennustus, selvännäkeminen, kaivonkatsominenFinnish
  • divinationFrench
  • jövendölésHungarian
  • divinazione, oracoloItalian
  • 占いJapanese
  • et divinationemLatin
  • niuMāori
  • adivinhaçãoPortuguese
  • прорицание, прогноз, гадание, предсказание, предвидение, ворожбаRussian
  • kehanetTurkish
  • 卜筮Chinese

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