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

  • n. A power of perception seemingly independent of the five senses; keen intuition.

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  • n. Extrasensory perception; the ability to sense things by means other than the known bodily senses.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. grasping the inner nature of things intuitively

Etymologies

Refers to a sense different from the standard bodily senses, of which traditionally there are five: touch, taste, smell, sight and hearing. (Wiktionary)

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