Part of speech: noun

The act or power of foreseeing; forethought.

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Usage examples "foresight":

  1. A superstitious conviction that my actions were governed by a fatality which no human foresight could alter or avoid, began to strengthen within me. - "Basil", Wilkie Collins.
  2. All he wanted she had for him; force, ability, elevation, foresight. - "History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814", F. A. M. Miguet.
  3. Human skill and foresight may provide to the utmost, and yet there remains the greater dangers which can not be foreseen or provided against. - "Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science", Hudson Tuttle.