What does foreboding mean?

Definitions for forebodingfɔrˈboʊ dɪŋ, foʊr-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word foreboding.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. foreboding, premonition, presentiment, boding(noun)

    a feeling of evil to come

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

  2. foreboding(adj)

    an unfavorable omen

  3. fateful, foreboding(a), portentous(adj)

    ominously prophetic


  1. foreboding(Noun)

    A sense of evil to come.

  2. foreboding(Noun)

    An evil omen.

  3. foreboding(Adjective)

    Of ominous significance; serving as an ill omen; foretelling of harm or difficulty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foreboding

    of Forebode

  2. Foreboding(noun)

    presage of coming ill; expectation of misfortune


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of foreboding in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of foreboding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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Translations for foreboding

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • прокоба, поличбаBulgarian
  • zlá předtuchaCzech
  • Vorahnung, bange Ahnung, AhnungGerman
  • mal presentimiento, presentimientoSpanish
  • [[paha]] [[enne]]Finnish
  • mauvais pressentimentFrench
  • brutto presentimento, malaugurioItalian
  • [[mau]] [[pressentimento]], [[mau]] [[agouro]]Portuguese
  • presentiment rău, piază, presimțire reaRomanian
  • [[предчувствие]] [[дурной, предзнаменование, предчувствиеRussian
  • predznak zla, zla slutnjaSerbo-Croatian
  • içine doğma, önsezi, sezi, kötü his, malum olmaTurkish

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