Definitions: (1) the ability to accurately describe or predict what will happen in the future; seer; fatidical <declaration of a fate>

Derivation: Greek, “to speak before”

• Love is the crowning grace of humanity, the holiest right of the soul, the golden link which binds us to duty and truth, the redeeming principle that chiefly reconciles the heart to life, and is prophetic of eternal good.  — Francesco Petrarca [aka: Petrarch] (1304–1374) Italian scholar & poet
• The perfect knowledge of events cannot be acquired without divine inspiration, since all prophetic inspiration receives its prime motivating force from God the creator, then from good fortune and nature. — Michel de Nostredame [aka: Nostradamus] (1503–1566) French physician & seer