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Meaning of PRESENTIMENT

Pronunciation:  pri'zentumunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a feeling of evil to come; "a steadily escalating sense of foreboding"; "the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case"
 

PRESENTIMENT is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: boding, foreboding, premonition
 
 See Also: apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread, presage, shadow

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*sen"ti*ment\, n. [Pref. pre- + sentiment: cf.
F. pressentiment. See {Presentient}.]
Previous sentiment, conception, or opinion; previous
apprehension; especially, an antecedent impression or
conviction of something unpleasant, distressing, or
calamitous, about to happen; anticipation of evil;
foreboding.

 

 

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