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foreboding

fore·bod·ing

foreboding

 
pronunciation:
for bo dIng
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: a strong feeling or a portent, usu. that something bad is going to happen.
synonyms:
apprehension, premonition, presentiment
antonyms:
calm
similar words:
anticipation, dread, foreknowledge, misgiving, omen, portent, presage, prescience, suspicion
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part of speech: adjective
definition: marked by or causing a feeling or portent of ill to come.
synonyms:
ominous, portentous, sinister
similar words:
disquieting, inauspicious, menacing, minatory, unpropitious
derivation: forebodingly (adv.)