Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The supposed power to hear things outside the range of normal perception.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The supposed power to perceive auditory stimuli beyond the realm of normal hearing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Act of hearing, or the ability to hear, sounds not normally audible; -- usually claimed as a special faculty of spiritualistic mediums, or the like.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The supposed power of hearing in a mesmeric trance sounds which are not audible to the ear in the natural waking state.
  • n. An exercise of this power.

Etymologies

clair(voyance) + audience.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • And yet it is a curious fact that in all the sacred writings of the world there is a suggestion that holy men, or "Men of God," have this and other transcendent faculties, such as clairaudience and the power of healing.

    Second Sight A study of Natural and Induced Clairvoyance

  • In trance there is generally a development of other super-senses, such as clairaudience and psychic touch, as well as clairvoyance.

    Second Sight A study of Natural and Induced Clairvoyance

  • Let Michael relay Sutton and tell you people here who have the phoney habit (it was remarketable) in his clairaudience, as this is, as only our own Michael can, when reicherout at superstation, to bring ruptures to our roars how I am amp amp amplify.

    Finnegans Wake

  • This evening focuses on the four clairs–clairvoyance, clairaudience, clairsentience, and claircognizance–and how you can become “clear on your clairs.”

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  • Channeling, telepathy, and clairaudience are greatly enhanced.

    Astrology for Enlightenment

  • And by definition, clairaudience is what you experienced.

    CNN Transcript Oct 31, 2007

  • "Something like, though his Talent lies in clairvoyance and clairaudience rather than telepathy and psychometry," she admitted with a slight smile.

    The Wizard Of London

  • The telephone, for example, is a technical analogue of clairaudience; television, of clairvoyance; the computer, given the ease and speed with which it performs calculations and makes predictions, of precognition.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • Leonard became partially possessed by Gwyther; the other mediums used clairvoyance and clairaudience.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • SMOKY QUARTZ: Helps one get more in touch with nature; excellent for meditation and healing on the mental and etheric levels; carries an ultra-sound frequency which enables one to develop clairaudience and mediumship.

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