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foreboding

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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.
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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
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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
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