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PREMONITION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does premonition mean? 

PREMONITION (noun)
  The noun PREMONITION has 2 senses:

1. a feeling of evil to come
2. an early warning about a future event

  Familiarity information: PREMONITION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PREMONITION (noun)


Sense 1premonition [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A feeling of evil to come

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

boding; foreboding; premonition; presentiment

Context examples:

a steadily escalating sense of foreboding / the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case

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

apprehension; apprehensiveness; dread (fearful expectation or anticipation)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "premonition"):

shadow (a premonition of something adverse)

presage (a foreboding about what is about to happen)


Sense 2premonition [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An early warning about a future event

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

forewarning; premonition

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

warning (a message informing of danger)


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