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fore·bod·ing

 (fôr-bō′dĭng)
n.
1. A sense of impending evil or misfortune.
2. An evil omen; a portent.
adj.
Ominous.

fore·bod′ing·ly adv.
fore·bod′ing·ness n.

foreboding

(fɔːˈbəʊdɪŋ)
n
1. a feeling of impending evil, disaster, etc
2. an omen or portent
adj
presaging something
foreˈbodingly adv
foreˈbodingness n

fore•bod•ing

(fɔrˈboʊ dɪŋ, foʊr-)

n.
1. a prediction; portent.
2. a strong inner feeling or notion of a future misfortune, evil, etc.; presentiment.
adj.
3. of or indicating foreboding, esp. of evil.
[1350–1400]
fore•bod′ing•ly, adv.
fore•bod′ing•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foreboding - a feeling of evil to come; "a steadily escalating sense of foreboding"; "the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case"
apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread - fearful expectation or anticipation; "the student looked around the examination room with apprehension"
shadow - a premonition of something adverse; "a shadow over his happiness"
presage - a foreboding about what is about to happen
2.foreboding - an unfavorable omen
omen, portent, prognostic, prognostication, presage, prodigy - a sign of something about to happen; "he looked for an omen before going into battle"
Adj.1.foreboding - ominously prophetic
prophetic, prophetical - foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention; "prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic"

foreboding

noun
2. omen, warning, prediction, portent, sign, token, foreshadowing, presage, prognostication, augury, foretoken No one paid any attention to their gloomy forebodings.

foreboding

noun
An indication of impending danger or harm:
Idioms: gathering clouds, storm clouds.
Translations
předtucha
forudanelse
rossz előérzet
fyrirboîi
bloga nuojauta
priekšnojauta
predtucha
içe doğmaönsezi

foreboding

[fɔːˈbəʊdɪŋ] Npresentimiento m
to have a foreboding thatpresentir que ...
to have forebodingstener un presentimiento or una corazonada

foreboding

[fɔːrˈbəʊdɪŋ] n [person] → appréhension f
a sense of foreboding → une appréhension

foreboding

n (= presentiment)(Vor)ahnung f, → Vorgefühl nt; (= feeling of disquiet)ungutes Gefühl
adj lookUnheil verkündend

foreboding

[fɔːˈbəʊdɪŋ] n(cattivo) presagio, presentimento

foreboding

(foːˈboudiŋ) noun
a feeling that something bad is going to happen. He has a strange foreboding that he will die young.
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