A worried bride
When you have a strong feeling of dread and are convinced that your wedding day is going to be a disaster, this is an example of presentiment.
Origin of presentimentMiddle French from pressentir, to have a presentiment of from Classical Latin praesentire: see pre- and sentiment
Origin of presentimentObsolete French from presentir to feel beforehand from Latin praesentīre prae- pre- sentīre to feel ; see sent- in Indo-European roots.
- A premonition; a feeling that something, often of undesirable nature, is going to happen.
From French pressentiment, from Middle French