What does prophetic mean?

Definitions for propheticprəˈfɛt ɪk

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

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prophetic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prophetic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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. David Grann:

    He was in many ways prophetic, there was a fierce debate going on in archaeological circles about whether these ancient civilizations could exist. Now, in part sadly because of deforestation, because of satellite imagery, I don't think that's any longer in doubt.

  4. 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'.

  5. 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?

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