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premonition

noun

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a feeling that something bad will happen
  • she had a premonition that her cat would somehow get hurt that day

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The first known use of premonition was in the 15th century

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“Premonition.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/premonition. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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