Examples of prognostic in a Sentence
a prognostic of a global pandemic that turned out to be distressingly accurate
Origin and Etymology of prognostic
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsauguring, augury, bodement, cast, forecast, forecasting, foretelling, predicting, presaging, prognosis, prediction, prognosticating, prognostication, prophecy (also prophesy), soothsaying, vaticination
Related Wordsforeboding, harbinger, omen, portent, prevision, prospectus, sign; anticipation, foreknowledge; foresight; conjecture, guess, surmise
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But the Globes are not especially prognostic of what will happen on Oscar night.
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First Known Use of prognostic
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Definition of prognostic for English Language Learners
: relating to or used for making a judgment about what is going to happen in the future
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