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soothsaying

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noun sooth·say·ing \-ˌsā-iŋ\

Definition of soothsaying

  1. 1 :  the act of foretelling events

  2. 2 :  prediction, prophecy

soothsay play \-ˌsā\ intransitive verb


Examples of soothsaying in a sentence

  1. <took the soothsayings published in the tabloids with a grain of salt>



15th Century

First Known Use of soothsaying

15th century


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