Sixth Sense

The phrase ‘Sixth Sense’ is used to describe a power of perception beyond the five senses of touch, taste, smell, hearing, and sight.

Example of Use: “She guesses correctly so often that I’m beginning to think she has a sixth sense.”

Interesting fact

The first mention of the term 'sixth sense' occurred in 1712, in William Whitson’s Primitive Christianity Reviv’d, Volume V: ”Then said Peter, That is false; for there is a sixth Sense, that of Prescience: for the other five Senses are capable only of Knowledg; but the Sixth of Foreknowledg; which Sense the Prophets had.”