HyperDic: prophecy

English > 2 senses of the word prophecy:
NOUNcognitionprophecy, prognostication, vaticinationknowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
communicationprophecy, divinationa prediction uttered under divine inspiration
prophecy > pronunciation
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English > prophecy: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningknowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source).
Synonymsprognostication, 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
Adjectivesprophetic, propheticalforetelling events as if by supernatural intervention
English > prophecy: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA prediction uttered under divine inspiration.
Synonymdivination
NarroweroracleA prophecy (usually obscure / obscure or allegorical) revealed by a priest or priestess
Broaderprediction, foretelling, forecasting, prognosticationA statement made about the future
Spanishadivinación, profecía, vaticinio
Catalandivinació, endevinació, profecia, vaticini
Adjectivesprophetic, propheticalforetelling events as if by supernatural intervention

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