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presentiment

pre·sen·ti·ment

presentiment

 
 
pronunciation:
prih zen t mnt
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: an intuition or sense of something about to happen; premonition or foreboding.
She felt a presentiment that something dreadful was going to happen.He shivered at his presentiment of dark events that would soon occur.She suddenly went to the door as if she'd had a presentiment that someone would be there.
similar words:
anticipation, foreboding
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derivation: presentimental (adj.)