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Meaning of FOREBODING

Pronunciation:  fowr'bowding

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an unfavorable omen
  2. [n]  a feeling of evil to come; "a steadily escalating sense of foreboding"; "the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case"
 

FOREBODING is a 10 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: boding, premonition, presentiment
 
 See Also: apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread, omen, portent, presage, presage, prognostic, prognostication, shadow

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fore*bod"ing\, n.
Presage of coming ill; expectation of misfortune.

 
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