Definition for word divination.
Divination Div`i*na"tion, n. [L. divinatio, fr. divinare,
divinatum, to foresee, foretell, fr. divinus: cf. F.
divination. See Divine.]
1. The act of divining; a foreseeing or foretelling of future
events; the pretended art discovering secret or future by
There shall not be found among you any one that . .
. useth divination, or an observer of times, or an
enchanter. --Deut. xviii.
Note: Among the ancient heathen philosophers natural
divination was supposed to be effected by a divine
afflatus; artificial divination by certain rites,
omens, or appearances, as the flight of birds, entrails
of animals, etc.
2. An indication of what is future or secret; augury omen;
conjectural presage; prediction.
Birds which do give a happy divination of things to
come. --Sir T.
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- if a distinction
is to be made between divination
and fortune-telling , divination
has a more formal
or ritualistic element
the many forms
is a bibliomancy method using
the i ching
(易經) or book of changes. the book is structured
- divination: divination. file:early 20th century yoruba divination
board. jpg , early
20th century yoruba divination board
one of the most
- modern systems
of runic divination
, classical occultism
, and the i ching
evidence: file:brakteat von
- divination-divination is the art of predicting
the future. various methods
are described, including
, fire omens
- de gébelin also asserted
that the romani people
(gypsies), who were among
to use cards
for divination, were descendants
- it was accepted
as a practical system
. these practices
were influenced further
10 'divination': alan davies
for the recording
of this episode, as it clashed
with his favourite football
- innumerable methods
can be found around
the world, and many cultures practice
the same methods under different
- mo is a form of divination
that is part of the culture
. the tibetan people consult
mo when making important