HyperDic: prognostication

English > 3 senses of the word prognostication:
NOUNeventprognostication, omen, portent, presage, prognostic, prodigya sign of something about to happen
communicationprognostication, prediction, foretelling, forecastinga statement made about the future
cognitionprognostication, prophecy, vaticinationknowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
prognostication > pronunciation
Soundspraagnaa.stahkey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > prognostication: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA sign of something about to happen.
Synonymsomen, portent, presage, prognostic, prodigy
NarrowerauspiceA favorable omen
death knellAn omen of death or destruction
forebodingAn unfavorable omen
Broaderaugury, sign, foretoken, preindicationAn event that is experienced as indicating important things to come
Spanishagüero, anuncio, augurio, auspicio, premonición, presagio, pronóstico
Catalananunci, auguri, averany, premonició, presagi, prodigi, senyal
Verbsprognosticateindicate by signs
English > prognostication: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA statement made about the future.
Synonymsprediction, foretelling, forecasting
NarrowerextropyThe prediction that human intelligence and technology will enable life to expand in an orderly way throughout the entire universe
fortunetellingThe practice of predicting people's futures (usually for payment)
horoscopeA prediction of someone's future based on the relative positions of the planets
meteorology, weather forecastingpredicting what the weather will be
prognosis, forecastA prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
prophecy, divinationA prediction uttered under divine inspiration
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishpredicción, pronosticación, pronóstico
Catalanpredicció, pronosticació, pronòstic
Verbsprognosticatemake a prediction about
English > prognostication: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
Meaningknowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source).
Synonymsprophecy, vaticination
Narrowercrystal gazingstaring into a crystal ball to arouse visions of future or distant events
divination, foretelling, soothsaying, fortune tellingThe art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means
Broaderprediction, anticipation, previsionThe act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
Spanishpredicción, pronosticación, vaticinio
Catalanprofecia
Verbsprognosticatemake a prediction about

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