Definitions for portentˈpɔr tɛnt, ˈpoʊr-

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. omen, portent, presage, prognostic, prognostication, prodigy(noun)

    a sign of something about to happen

    "he looked for an omen before going into battle"

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  1. portent(Noun)

    Something that portends an event about to occur, especially an unfortunate or evil event; an omen.

  2. portent(Noun)

    A portending; significance; as, a howl of dire portent.

  3. portent(Noun)

    Something regarded as portentous; a marvel; prodigy.

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  1. Portent(noun)

    that which portends, or foretoken; esp., that which portends evil; a sign of coming calamity; an omen; a sign

  2. Origin: [L. portentum. See Portend.]


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