presignification

noun

pre·​sig·​ni·​fi·​ca·​tion
prēˌsignəfə̇ˈkāshən
archaic
: presage
the broad arrow, the mysterious presignification of mischiefJ. P. Kennedy †1870

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin praesignification-, praesignificatio, from Latin praesignificatus (past participle of praesignificare) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Presignification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/presignification. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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