Foreboding



[fawr-boh-ding, fohr-] /fɔrˈboʊ dɪŋ, foʊr-/

noun
1.
a prediction; portent.
2.
a strong inner feeling or notion of a future misfortune, evil, etc.; presentiment.
adjective
3.
that , especially evil.
[fawr-bohd, fohr-] /fɔrˈboʊd, foʊr-/
verb (used with object), foreboded, foreboding.
1.
to foretell or predict; be an omen of; indicate beforehand; portend:
clouds that forebode a storm.
2.
to have a strong inner feeling or notion of (a future misfortune, evil, catastrophe, etc.); have a presentiment of.
verb (used without object), foreboded, foreboding.
3.
to prophesy.
4.
to have a presentiment.
/fɔːˈbəʊdɪŋ/
noun
1.
a feeling of impending evil, disaster, etc
2.
an omen or portent
adjective
3.
presaging something
/fɔːˈbəʊd/
verb
1.
to warn of or indicate (an event, result, etc) in advance
2.
to have an intuition or premonition of (an event)
n.

late 14c., “a predilection, portent, omen,” from fore- + verbal noun from bode. Meaning “sense of something bad about to happen” is from c.1600. Old English forebodung meant “prophecy.”
v.

“feel a secret premonition,” c.1600, from fore- + bode. Related: Foreboded; foreboding. Old English forebodian meant “to announce, declare.”

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