Definitions

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  • noun science fiction A precognitive person.

Etymologies

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Shortening of precognitive.

Examples

  • For example, the entry for the verb form of "precog" cites different origins: the website lists the earliest citation as 1958 from Astounding, while the book lists the earliest citation as 1948 from H. Beam Piper's "Police Operation" (coincidentally, also published in Astounding).

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  • I went through a spooky "precog" phase in adolescence.

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  • Smith has long been known for "precog" moments in his work.

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  • I think that Mr. Hot Photographer Guy is a 4400 and he can project his will on to others, even a "precog" like Maya.

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  • I think that Mr. Hot Photographer Guy is a 4400 and he can project his will on to others, even a "precog" like Maya.

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  • The World Jones Made - a "precog" who uses his knowledge of the future to rise to power and control the government, and toys with a "fedgov" agent named Doug Cussick along the way.

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  • Aidan was just a regular teenager with psychic powers, like the rest of them, and I was just his precog girlfriend.

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  • Aidan was just a regular teenager with psychic powers, like the rest of them, and I was just his precog girlfriend.

    Haven

  • Aidan was just a regular teenager with psychic powers, like the rest of them, and I was just his precog girlfriend.

    Haven

  • Aidan was just a regular teenager with psychic powers, like the rest of them, and I was just his precog girlfriend.

    Haven

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