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FORESHADOWING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does foreshadowing mean? 

FORESHADOWING (noun)
  The noun FORESHADOWING has 1 sense:

1. the act of providing vague advance indications; representing beforehand

  Familiarity information: FORESHADOWING used as a noun is very rare.


FORESHADOWING (adjective)
  The adjective FORESHADOWING has 1 sense:

1. indistinctly prophetic

  Familiarity information: FORESHADOWING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FORESHADOWING (noun)


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Meaning:

The act of providing vague advance indications; representing beforehand

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

adumbration; foreshadowing; prefiguration

Hypernyms ("foreshadowing" is a kind of...):

anticipation; prediction; prevision (the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future))


FORESHADOWING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Indistinctly prophetic

Synonyms:

adumbrative; foreshadowing; prefigurative

Similar:

prophetic; prophetical (foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention)


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