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prophetic

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adjective pro·phet·ic \prə-ˈfe-tik\

Simple Definition of prophetic

  • : correctly stating what will happen in the future

  • : of or relating to a prophet or to prophecy

Full Definition of prophetic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy

  2. 2 :  foretelling events :  predictive

pro·phet·i·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of prophetic

  1. the prophetic books of the Old Testament

  2. <in retrospect, those lower-than-expected sales numbers were a prophetic indicator of the financial trouble the company would soon be in>



15th Century

First Known Use of prophetic

15th century

Variants of prophetic

also pro·phet·i·cal play \-ˈfe-ti-kəl\

PROPHETIC Defined for Kids

prophetic

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adjective pro·phet·ic \prə-ˈfe-tik\

Definition of prophetic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a prophet or prophecy

  2. 2 :  serving to foretell <His cough was prophetic of an early death. — Esther Forbes, Johnny Tremain>





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