Foreboding meaning

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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.

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Ominous.
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Of ominous significance; serving as an ill omen; foretelling of harm or difficulty.
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A sense of evil to come.
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A prediction, portent, or presentiment, esp. of something bad or harmful.
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An evil omen.
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A sense of impending evil or misfortune.
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An evil omen; a portent.
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Characterized by foreboding.
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Present participle of forebode.
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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.

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Origin of foreboding

  • fore- +‎ boding

    From Wiktionary