Clairvoyant development opens you up to greater awareness. Clairvoyance is the ability to gain information about an object, place, or person through extrasensory perception, or ESP. It is one of the psychic senses. Clairvoyance consists of the French word Clair, meaning clear, and voir, meaning sight. Clairvoyance and other Clairs are ways in which a psychic gathers information during a reading or healing.