prevision

Part of speech: noun

Foresight.

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Usage examples "prevision":

  1. Jack Haydon knew nothing of this; yet he paused for a moment as some strange prevision seized upon him and held him in its grip. - "Jack Haydon's Quest", John Finnemore.
  2. While he was still tortured by doubt, it seemed as if Father Benwell had, by some inscrutable process of prevision, planned out his future beforehand. - "The Black Robe", Wilkie Collins.
  3. On the part of none of them was there any prevision of the strange events the night would bring forth. - "The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards", Gerald Breckenridge.