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prognostic

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noun prog·nos·tic \präg-ˈnäs-tik\

Definition of prognostic

  1. 1 :  something that foretells :  portent

  2. 2 :  prognostication, prophecy



Examples of prognostic

  1. <a prognostic of a global pandemic that turned out to be distressingly accurate>



Origin of prognostic

Middle English pronostique, from Middle French, from Latin prognosticum, from Greek prognōstikon, from neuter of prognōstikos foretelling, from progignōskein


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with prognostic


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prognostic

adjective prog·nos·tic

Simple Definition of prognostic

  • : relating to or used for making a judgment about what is going to happen in the future

Full Definition of prognostic

  1. :  of, relating to, or serving as ground for prognostication or a prognosis <prognostic weather charts> <favorable prognostic signs>

1603

First Known Use of prognostic

1603


Medical Dictionary

prognostic

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adjective prog·nos·tic \präg-ˈnäs-tik\

Medical Definition of prognostic

  1. :  of, relating to, or serving as ground for a prognosis <a prognostic sign>




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