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In astrology a water sign refers to any of the signs Cancer, Scorpio, or Pisces. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Western astrology is the system of astrology most popular in Western countries. ... Astrological represent twelve equal segments or divisions of the zodiac. ... Cancer astrology sign on the ceiling of the main concourse of Grand Central Terminal. ... Scorpio the animal Scorpio is an astrological sign, which originated from the constellation Scorpius, and is the eighth sign of the zodiac. ... Symbol of Pisces Pisces is an Astrological sign, which originated from the constellation Pisces, and is the twelfth sign of the zodiac. ...

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Characteristics

According to astrological theory, water signs are characteristically intuitive, imaginative and deeply emotional. In human equations, water signs are generally supposed to be reserved and not gregarious, but are exceedingly passionate. This intense passion and devotion to a spouse under all conditions, along with their emotional intimacy with children[citation needed] that allows for easy relation to them, means water signs are often referred to as fruitful signs or fertile signs. An astrological chart (or horoscope) _ Y2K Chart — This particular chart is calculated for January 1, 2000 at 12:01:00 A.M. Eastern Standard Time in New York City, New York, USA. (Longitude: 074W0023 - Latitude: 40N4251) Astrology (from Greek: αστρολογία = άστρον, astron, star + λόγος, logos, word) is... Intuition has many meanings across many cultures, including: quick and ready insight seemingly independent of previous experiences and empirical knowledge immediate apprehension or cognition knowledge or conviction gained by intuition the power or faculty of attaining to direct knowledge or cognition without evident rational thought and inference. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Water signs are believed by astrological theory to often possess a much more penetrating insight into the true nature of other people than other zodiac signs: they are supposed to be remarkable in their ability to judge people.[citation needed] Water signs are seen by astrological theory as sensitive (often hypersensitive) people, and to possess a great desire to help others. Although they are not seen as intellectually weak,[citation needed] water signs are occasionally referred to as mute signs because they supposedly rely so much on nonverbal communication rather than direct discussion. At their worst, water signs are supposed to be withdrawn, secretive, overly vague, possessive, and pessimistic, often withdrawing into their own private world rather than facing difficulties. An astrological chart (or horoscope) _ Y2K Chart — This particular chart is calculated for January 1, 2000 at 12:01:00 A.M. Eastern Standard Time in New York City, New York, USA. (Longitude: 074W0023 - Latitude: 40N4251) Astrology (from Greek: αστρολογία = άστρον, astron, star + λόγος, logos, word) is... A fundamental part of astrology is the belief that space and time (as seen from the earth) are ordered into twelve equal segments or divisions called the zodiac. ... An astrological chart (or horoscope) _ Y2K Chart — This particular chart is calculated for January 1, 2000 at 12:01:00 A.M. Eastern Standard Time in New York City, New York, USA. (Longitude: 074W0023 - Latitude: 40N4251) Astrology (from Greek: αστρολογία = άστρον, astron, star + λόγος, logos, word) is... Hypersensitivity refers to undesirable (damaging, discomfort-producing and sometimes fatal) reactions produced by the normal immune system. ... Nonverbal communication (NVC) is usually understood as the process of communication through sending and receiving wordless messages. ... For the film, see The Conversation. ... Secrecy is the practice of sharing information among a group of people, which can be as small as one person, while hiding it from others. ... Ambiguity is one way in which the meanings of words and phrases can be unclear, but there is another way, which is different from ambiguity: vagueness. ... Pessimism, generally, describes a belief that things are bad, and tend to become worse; or that looks to the eventual triumph of evil over good; it contrasts with optimism, the contrary belief in the goodness and betterment of things generally. ...


They can also be greatly empathic, sensitive to the feelings & needs of others, and masterful healers due to their awareness of energy, feeling & intuitive natures. They are often considered the psychic signs. Empathy is awareness of the thoughts, feelings, or states of mind of others, perhaps by means of some degree of vicarious experience of others feelings or mental states. ...


Relations with other element signs

Water signs are seen as being complementary to the earth signs who provide them with the stability that they need to develop, whilst the water signs allow the earth signs to work more effectively.[citation needed] Although water signs are often, according to astrological theory, attracted to fire signs because of their ardent, passionate character, in general water signs will eventually find fire signs much too rude or outspoken to be comfortable with them.[citation needed] Water signs are supposed to have strong aversity, even hatred, for air signs,[citation needed] whose personalities they regard as shallow, uncaring, cold, and excessively worldly, and air signs often find water signs as being weak and overly judgemental. In traditional Western astrology an earth sign is considered to be one of the earth triplicity, which is Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn. ... In astrology, an air sign refers to any of the three signs Gemini, Libra and Aquarius. ...


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In astrology, a triplicity is a group of three signs belonging to the same element. ... Chinese Wood (木) | Fire (火) Earth (土) | Metal (金) | Water (水) Japanese Earth (地) | Water (水) | Fire (火) | Air / Wind (風) | Void / Sky / Heaven (空) Hinduism and Buddhism Vayu / Pavan — Air / Wind Agni / Tejas — Fire Akasha — Aether Prithvi / Bhumi — Earth Ap / Jala — Water Water has been important to all peoples of the earth, and it is rich in spiritual tradition. ... Western astrology is the system of astrology most popular in Western countries. ... In astrology, a fire sign refers to any of the three signs Aries, Leo, or Sagittarius. ... In traditional Western astrology an earth sign is considered to be one of the earth triplicity, which is Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn. ... In astrology, the air signs consist of Gemini, Libra and Aquarius. ... In astrology, a cardinal sign (also called by older astrologers a moveable sign) is a sign of the zodiac that initiates a change of temperate zone season when the Sun makes its annual passage into them. ... In astrology, there are four fixed signs. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Bicorporeal sign. ... Aries, the ram, is the first astrological sign of the zodiac and its origins are from the Aries constellation. ... Taurus the bull Taurus is the second astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Taurus. ... Gemini the twins Gemini is an astrological sign, which originated from the constellation Gemini, and is the third sign of the zodiac. ... Cancer astrology sign on the ceiling of the main concourse of Grand Central Terminal. ... Leo the lion Leo is the fifth astrological sign of the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Leo. ... Virgo the virgin or maiden Virgo is an astrological sign which originated from the constellation Virgo, and is the sixth sign of the zodiac. ... Libra is an astrological sign and is the seventh sign of the zodiac. ... Scorpio the animal Scorpio is an astrological sign, which originated from the constellation Scorpius, and is the eighth sign of the zodiac. ... Sagittarius the archer Sagittarius is the ninth astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Sagittarius. ... A Capricorn from a 15th century book Capricorn is an astrological sign, which originated from the constellation Capricornus, and is the tenth sign of the zodiac. ... Spirit of Aquarius Aquarius is the eleventh astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation Aquarius. ... Symbol of Pisces Pisces is an Astrological sign, which originated from the constellation Pisces, and is the twelfth sign of the zodiac. ...

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