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PROPHETIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does prophetic mean? 

PROPHETIC (adjective)
  The adjective PROPHETIC has 1 sense:

1. foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention

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


 Dictionary entry details 


PROPHETIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention

Synonyms:

prophetic; prophetical

Context examples:

prophetic writings / prophetic powers / words that proved prophetic

Similar:

adumbrative; foreshadowing; prefigurative (indistinctly prophetic)

apocalyptic; apocalyptical; revelatory (prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom)

clairvoyant; precognitive; second-sighted (foreseeing the future)

Delphic; oracular (obscurely prophetic)

divinatory; mantic; sibyllic; sibylline; vatic; vatical (resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy)

fateful; foreboding; portentous (ominously prophetic)

precursory; premonitory (warning of future misfortune)

predictive; prognostic; prognosticative (of or relating to prediction; having value for making predictions)

Antonym:

unprophetic (not prophetic; not foreseeing correctly)


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