foreboding


foreboding

noun

Definition of FOREBODING

1
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>
2
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>
3
suspicion or fear of future harm or misfortune <a pessimist who is always overcome by a sense of foreboding before flying on an airplane>
Synonyms alarm (also alarum), apprehensiveness, dread, foreboding, misgiving

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