Definitions for propheticprəˈfɛt ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prophetic, prophetical(adj)

    foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention

    "prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic"

Wiktionary

  1. prophetic(Adjective)

    of, or relating to a prophecy or a prophet

  2. prophetic(Adjective)

    predicted, as by a prophecy

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prophetic(adj)

    alt. of Prophetical

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Larry Kramer:

    I told you so to the community who had so violently refused his novel...which turned out to be prophetic.

  2. Leo Tolstoy:

    The Jew – is the symbol of eternity…. He is the one who for so long had guarded the prophetic message and transmitted it to all mankind…. The Jew is eternal. He is the embodiment of eternity.

  3. The Argentine pope:

    You just can’t say that, just as you can’t say that all Christians are fundamentalists. We have our share of them (fundamentalists). All religions have these little groups, they (Muslims) say: ‘No, we are not this, the Koran is a book of peace, it is a prophetic book of peace'.

  4. Carl Sagan:

    Think of how many religions attempt to validate themselves with prophecy. Think of how many people rely on these prophecies, however vague, however unfulfilled, to support or prop up their beliefs. Yet has there ever been a religion with the prophetic accuracy and reliability of science?

  5. William E. Channing:

    Poetry reveals to us the loveliness of nature, brings back the freshness of youthful feelings, reviews the relish of simple pleasures, keeps unquenched the enthusiasm which warmed the springtime of our being, refines youthful love, strengthens our interest in human mature, by vivid delineations of its tenderest and softest feelings, and through the brightness of its prophetic visions, helps faith to lay hold on the future life.


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