HyperDic: foreboding

English > 3 senses of the word foreboding:
NOUNfeelingforeboding, premonition, presentiment, bodinga feeling of evil to come
eventforebodingan unfavorable omen
ADJECTIVEallforeboding, fateful, portentousominously prophetic
foreboding > pronunciation
Soundsfaorbow'dihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > foreboding: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningominously prophetic.
Synonymsfateful, portentous
Broaderprophetic, propheticalforetelling events as if by supernatural intervention
Spanishaciago, fatídico
English > foreboding: 3 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA feeling of evil to come.
Example"a steadily escalating sense of foreboding"
Synonymspremonition, presentiment, boding
NarrowerpresageA foreboding about what is about to happen / happen / happen
shadowA premonition of something adverse
Broaderapprehension, apprehensiveness, dreadfearful expectation or anticipation
Spanishcorazonada, pálpito, presentimiento
Catalanpressentiment
Verbsforebodemake a prediction about
English > foreboding: 3 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn unfavorable omen.
Broaderomen, portent, presage, prognostic, prognostication, prodigyA sign of something about to happen
Spanishpresagio negativo
Verbsforebodemake a prediction about

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