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prognostic

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noun prog·nos·tic \präg-ˈnäs-tik\

Definition of prognostic

  1. 1 :  something that foretells :  portent

  2. 2 :  prognostication, prophecy

Examples of prognostic in a sentence

  1. a prognostic of a global pandemic that turned out to be distressingly accurate

Origin and Etymology of prognostic

Middle English pronostique, from Middle French, from Latin prognosticum, from Greek prognōstikon, from neuter of prognōstikos foretelling, from progignōskein


First Known Use: 15th century


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prognostic

adjective prog·nos·tic

Definition of prognostic

  1. :  of, relating to, or serving as ground for prognostication or a prognosis prognostic weather charts favorable prognostic signs

15th Century

First Known Use of prognostic

15th century


PROGNOSTIC Defined for English Language Learners


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prognostic

adjective prog·nos·tic

Definition of prognostic for English Language Learners

  • : relating to or used for making a judgment about what is going to happen in the future


Medical Dictionary

prognostic

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adjective prog·nos·tic \präg-ˈnäs-tik\

Medical Definition of prognostic

  1. :  of, relating to, or serving as ground for a prognosis a prognostic sign



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