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prem·o·ni·tion

 (prĕm′ə-nĭsh′ən, prē′mə-)
n.
1. A presentiment of the future; a foreboding.
2. A warning in advance; a forewarning.

[Late Latin praemonitiō, praemonitiōn-, from Latin praemonitus, past participle of praemonēre, to forewarn : prae-, pre- + monēre, to warn; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

pre·mon′i·to′ri·ly (-mŏn′ĭ-tôr′ə-lē) adv.
pre·mon′i·to′ry adj.
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premonition

(ˌprɛməˈnɪʃən)
n
1. an intuition of a future, usually unwelcome, occurrence; foreboding
2. an early warning of a future event; forewarning
[C16: from Late Latin praemonitiō, from Latin praemonēre to admonish beforehand, from prae before + monēre to warn, advise]
premonitory adj
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pre•mo•ni•tion

(ˌpri məˈnɪʃ ən, ˌprɛm ə-)

n.
a feeling of anticipation of or anxiety over a future event; presentiment: a premonition of danger.
[1425–75; late Middle English premunicioun < Late Latin praemonitiō forewarning]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.premonition - 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.premonition - an early warning about a future eventpremonition - an early warning about a future event
warning - a message informing of danger; "a warning that still more bombs could explode"
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premonition

noun
1. feeling, idea, intuition, suspicion, hunch, apprehension, misgiving, foreboding, funny feeling (informal), presentiment, feeling in your bones He had an unshakable premonition that he would die.
2. omen, sign, warning, portent, presage, forewarning the first premonition of winter
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Translations
تَحْذير سابِقهَاجِس
předtuchatušení
bange anelseforudanelse
premoniciónpresentimeinto
ennakkoaavistus
predosjećaj
elõérzet
fyrirboîi; hugboî
予感
예감
nujautimas
nojautapriekšnojauta
föraning
การเตือนล่วงหน้า
içe doğmakehanetönsezi
linh tính báo trước

premonition

[ˌpreməˈnɪʃən] Npresentimiento m, premonición f
to have a premonition thatpresentir que ...
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premonition

[ˌprɛməˈnɪʃən] nprémonition f
to have a premonition of sth → avoir la prémonition de qch
to have a premonition (that) ... → avoir la prémonition que ...
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premonition

n (= presentiment)(böse or schlechte) Vorahnung, (böses or schlechtes) Vorgefühl; (= forewarning)Vorwarnung f
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premonition

[ˌprɛːməˈnɪʃn] npresentimento, premonizione f
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premonition

(preməˈniʃən) noun
a feeling that something (especially something unpleasant) is going to happen.
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premonition

هَاجِس předtucha forudanelse Vorahnung προαίσθημα premonición ennakkoaavistus pressentiment predosjećaj premonizione 予感 예감 voorgevoel forutanelse ostrzeżenie premonição предчувствие föraning การเตือนล่วงหน้า kehanet linh tính báo trước 前兆
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pre·mo·ni·tion

n. premonición, presentimiento.
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However, there is always a cheering influence about the sea; and in my berth that night, rocked by the measured swell of the waves and lulled by the murmur of the distant surf, I soon passed tranquilly out of all consciousness of the dreary experiences of the day and damaging premonitions of the future.
As I stood looking down upon that sad and lonely mound, wrapped in the most dismal of reflections and premonitions, I was suddenly seized from behind and thrown to earth.
At that moment my attention was drawn to a light that suddenly streamed from an upper window of the house: one of the servants, awakened by what mysterious premonition of evil who can say, and in obedience to an impulse that she was never able to name, had lit a lamp.
And this premonition was disagreeable to him though he knew it could not be helped.
Do you know, I have a feeling, a sort of sure premonition, that I am going to die this coming autumn; for I feel terribly, oh so terribly ill!
Suddenly, from a distance, came a bedlam of noise that made Michael prick up his ears and bristle with premonition of fresh disaster.
Then a strange reaction took place; he who had just abandoned 5,000,000 endeavored to save the 50,000 francs he had left, and sooner than give them up he resolved to enter again upon a life of privation -- he was deluded by the hopefulness that is a premonition of madness.
And when he became conscious of a human figure dark against the silver stream, sitting on a large boulder and looking rather like a large bird, it was perhaps with some of the premonition's proper to a man who meets the strangest friendship of his life.
It was as though he had been suddenly transported to another world and he felt a strange restlessness that might easily have been a premonition of danger.
Lovell's words of premonition returned to him just then with curious insistence--he was so certain that Wingrave's reappearance would lead to tragical happenings.
Her head was bowed, and he had not see her face, yet he had a premonition that she was crying.
Martin opened it with a premonition of disaster, and read it standing at the open door when he had received it from the postman.