A statement about or prior knowledge of the future.
There are many who believe wholeheartedly in Nostradamus' many prognostications.
Prognostication Sentence Examples
"At Rome," Montaigne tells us, "a large sum of money was lost on the Change by this prognostication of our ruin."
The usual prognostication of future distinction is attributed in the case of More to Cardinal Morton, " who would often tell the nobles sitting at table with him, where young Thomas waited on him, whosoever liveth to trie it shall see this child prove a notable and rare man."
Besides this, 1 533 saw the publication of an almanac, the first of a long series which exists only in titles and fragments, and of the amusing Prognostication Pantagrueline (still, be it observed, Pantagrueline, not Gargantuine).
If you need a checkup now, the stars are in your favor as your physician will be accurate in his prognostication.
Greek and Roman authors have much to say about Apis, the marks by which the black bull-calf was recognized, the manner of his conception by a ray from heaven, his house at Memphis with court for disporting himself, the mode of prognostication from his actions, the mourning at his death, his costly burial and the rejoicings throughout the country when a new Apis was found.