Definitions for premonitionˌpri məˈnɪʃ ən, ˌprɛm ə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pre•mo•ni•tionˌpri məˈnɪʃ ən, ˌprɛm ə-(n.)

  1. a feeling of anticipation of or anxiety over a future event; presentiment:

    a premonition of danger.

Origin of premonition:

1425–75; late ME premunicioun < LL praemonitiō forewarning

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. forewarning, premonition(noun)

    an early warning about a future event


  1. premonition(Noun)

    A clairvoyant or clairaudient experience, such as a dream, which resonates with some event in the future.

  2. premonition(Noun)

    A strong intuition that something is about to happen (usually something negative, but not exclusively).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Premonition(noun)

    previous warning, notice, or information; forewarning; as, a premonition of danger


  1. Premonition

    Premonition is a 2004 Japanese horror film directed by Tsuruta Norio. Yogen is based on the manga Kyoufu Shinbun by Jiro Tsunoda, published in "Shonen Champion" in 1973.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a feeling that something (especially something unpleasant) is going to happen.

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