foreboding[fôr bōd′iŋ, fôr′bōd′-]
- The definition of foreboding is someone or something that implies something bad or dangerous will occur.
An example of foreboding is dark clouds that suggest rain is likely.
- Foreboding is defined as a feeling or premonition that something bad is going to occur.
An example of foreboding is a feeling of unease and a worry that imminent danger is about to occur.
foreboding definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Old English forebodung
- forebodingly adverb
foreboding definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A sense of impending evil or misfortune.
- An evil omen; a portent.
- fore·bodˈing·ly adverb
- fore·bodˈing·ness noun
Variant of forebode
- foreboder noun