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Meaning of PROPHETIC

Pronunciation:  pru'fetik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention; "prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic"
 

PROPHETIC is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: adumbrative, apocalyptic, apocalyptical, clairvoyant, Delphic, divinatory, fateful, foreboding(a), foreshadowing, mantic, oracular, portentous, precognitive, precursory, predictive, prefigurative, premonitory, prognostic, prognosticative, prophetical, revelatory, second-sighted, sibyllic, sibylline, vatic, vatical
 
 Antonyms: unprophetic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro*phet"ic\, Prophetical \Pro*phet"ic*al\, a. [L.
propheticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. proph['e]tique.]
Containing, or pertaining to, prophecy; foretelling events;
as, prophetic writings; prophetic dreams; -- used with of
before the thing foretold.

      And fears are oft prophetic of the event. --Dryden.

 

 

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