Definitions of seer

  1. a person with unusual powers of foresight
  2. an authoritative person who divines the future
  3. an observer who perceives visually; " an incurable seer of movies"
  4. Sore; painful.
  5. One who sees.
  6. A person who foresees events; a prophet.
  7. One who foresees future events; a prophet.
  8. One who foresees events: a prophet.
  9. One who foresees events.
  10. One who foretells; a Prophet.
  11. One who sees; one gifted with special spiritual prophetic vision or insight.
  12. One who sees, used in composition, as a sight- seer; a person who can foresee future events; a prophet.
  13. See under see.

Usage examples for seer

  1. At this moment it occurred to me that I should never be in a more seasonable mood for reading the book which, in common with every one who had the least leaning towards the romantic, I at that time carried about in my pocket,- I mean Schiller's " Ghost- seer – Weird Tales. Vol. I by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  2. Yet even this wonderful faculty differs in degree only and not in kind from those which are at our command at the present time; on the mental plane, just as on the physical, impressions are still conveyed by means of vibrations travelling from the object seen to the seer – Clairvoyance by Charles Webster Leadbeater
  3. " Oh, you darling Seer Marcous," cried Carlotta. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  4. You remember what the old seer says in the book of Revelation, as he looks forward to the perfect condition of things. – Our Unitarian Gospel by Minot Savage
  5. You have never said it before, Seer Marcous darling, and I must kiss you. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  6. So, the seer will be killed. – This Simian World by Clarence Day Jr.
  7. And I have put on this nasty thing that hurts me, just to please Seer Marcous. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  8. For look where now they lead the holy seer Whom sacred Truth inspires alone of men. – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  9. The seer had seen very little, after all. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  10. Many people had assembled to hear the great seer – Philippine Folk-Tales by Clara Kern Bayliss, Berton L. Maxfield, W. H. Millington, Fletcher Gardner, Laura Watson Benedict
  11. Nor are they always confined to the ghost seer – Modern Magic by Maximilian Schele de Vere
  12. Indeed, there is a verse in the Second Book of Samuel which shows that the old word seer was still in use after the death of Samuel. – The Bible: what it is by Charles Bradlaugh
  13. And so there is always room and occasion for the poet, who continues to be, just as he was in the early time, nothing more nor less than a " seer – The Function Of The Poet And Other Essays by James Russell Lowell
  14. But Telemus the Seer be his the woe, His and his children's, that he promised me! – Theocritus by Theocritus
  15. This being so, it is readily seen that the seer who is able to contact with any of the higher planes of being might thereupon see the reflection, more or less clear, or more or less distorted, of that which is present in its completeness on the highest plane of all. – Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers by Bhakta Vishita
  16. The seer who foretold that I should meet and win you was King of the Spanish Gypsies, and his every prophecy comes true. – Bandit Love by Juanita Savage
  17. They looked with the indefinite wonder of the railway- station sight- seer upon the faces at the windows of the passing coaches. – Men, Women, and Boats by Stephen Crane
  18. Oh, let me see, Seer Marcous. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  19. For she was a born seer – The Story of Anna Kingsford and Edward Maitland and of the new Gospel of Interpretation by Edward Maitland
  20. Yes, I think you must love me like that, Seer Marcous. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke