What is another word for foreknowledge?

243 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ fɔːnˈɒlɪd͡ʒ], [ fɔːnˈɒlɪd‍ʒ], [ f_ɔː_n_ˈɒ_l_ɪ_dʒ]

Foreknowledge is a term that is mainly used to refer to the knowledge or information about something that is foreseen or predicted beforehand. There are several synonyms that can be used in place of the term foreknowledge, depending on the context in which it is used. Some of these synonyms include anticipation, prescience, prevision, clairvoyance, prophecy, presage, foresight, insight, intuition, and forewarning. While these terms share a similar meaning with foreknowledge, they each carry a slightly different nuance, and the context in which they are used can influence their specific meaning. Overall, these synonyms offer a range of options to express the concept of knowledge or information that is gained in advance.

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How to use "Foreknowledge" in context?

What is foreknowledge?

Foreknowledge, in philosophy, is the ability of a person to know in advance what will happen. However, this does not necessarily mean that the person is evil; foreknowledge could also be seen as simply a form of prophecy. In many cases, people believe in foreknowledge because it allows them to plan better for the future.

However, there are also opposing views on foreknowledge. Some may argue that it is impossible to know what will happen, and so it is not really foreknowledge. Others may say that it is evil to use foreknowledge to manipulate others.

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