Examples of prognostication in a Sentence
the complete fulfillment of his prognostication surprised even him
at the sight of the brooding mansion, her prognostications of ill fortune grew stronger
Recent Examples of prognostication from the Web
SA: So give us your prognostications for all of the state college football teams this year.
More 2018 prognostication: The Cook Political Report released its monthly projections for next year's crop of U.S. Senate races on Thursday.
Those prognostications never materialized, and in light of the NBA’s ruling, Mayo has taken a step back from the game.
There can be only one, goes this line of prognostication.
There was one big trade — with Jimmy Butler going from the Chicago Bulls to the Minnesota Timberwolves — but otherwise the draft played out very much like it was supposed to according to most prior prognostications.
That makes prognostication an exercise in vote counting, not legal analysis.
It’s no surprise to hear doom-and-gloom prognostications about the likelihood that Senate Republicans will pass legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act.
Console sales have in general outperformed the most buoyant analyst and pundit prognostications.
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First Known Use of prognostication
Synonymsauguring, augury, bodement, cast, forecast, forecasting, foretelling, predicting, presaging, prognosis, prognostic, prognosticating, prediction, prophecy (also prophesy), soothsaying, vaticination
Related Wordsforeboding, harbinger, omen, portent, prevision, prospectus, sign; anticipation, foreknowledge; foresight; conjecture, guess, surmise
PROGNOSTICATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prognostication for English Language Learners
: a statement about what is going to happen in the future
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