1. [syn: divination, foretelling, soothsaying, fortune telling]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Soothsaying \Sooth"say`ing\, n.
1. A true saying; truth. [Obs.]
2. The act of one who soothsays; the foretelling of events;
the art or practice of making predictions.
A damsel, possessed with a spirit of divination . .
. which brought her masters much gain by
soothsaying. --Acts xvi.
3. A prediction; a prophecy; a prognostication.
Divinations and soothsayings and dreams are vain.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy)
by supernatural means [syn: divination, foretelling,
soothsaying, fortune telling]