a feeling that something bad will happen <I have this strange foreboding that your ski vacation will not turn out well, so be extra careful> Related Words anticipation
something believed to be a sign or warning of a future event <used to think that if he saw a blackbird fly over his left shoulder it was a foreboding of harm> Related Words forerunner
suspicion or fear of future harm or misfortune <a pessimist who is always overcome by a sense of foreboding before flying on an airplane> Related Words agitation
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up foreboding[noun]? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).