The fact of knowing something before it takes place; foreknowledge.
‘with extraordinary prescience, Jung actually predicted the Nazi eruption’
‘Some of them have occurred exactly as predicted, and stand as proof of my prescience and insight.’
‘A rereading, however, shows that he had imagined our future with incredible prescience and was rightly appalled by the vista.’
‘And the stark prescience of the imagery must make us shiver.’
‘This book is also worth re-reading because of Card’s prescience in anticipating the Internet’s role in political debate.’
‘‘Unbelievable,’ Federer said, dwelling on his prescience.’