Part of speech: noun
Origin: Latin, late 15th century
The action of looking forward.
Examples of Prospicience in a sentence
"The inventor had the prospicience that his creations would change the world someday."
"Grandma has an almost uncanny sense of prospicience with her weather predictions."
Popularity Over Time
This word originates from the Latin word "prōspicientia," which both describes the act of looking forward and divine providence.
Did you Know?
Meteorologists are masters of prospicience — especially when people rely on them to report weather conditions for travel, traffic, and daily life. Through satellites and other technology, meteorologists use weather data to generate a forecast model. These forecast models help meteorologists predict future weather conditions.