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ˌpri məˈnɪʃ ən, ˌprɛm ə-pre·mo·ni·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foreboding, premonition, presentiment, bodingnoun

    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, premonitionnoun

    an early warning about a future event


  1. premonitionnoun

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

  2. premonitionnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Premonitionnoun

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

    Etymology: [L. praemonitio. See Premonish.]


  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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of premonition in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of premonition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of premonition in a Sentence

  1. Debra Tate:

    I know for a fact she did not have a premonition — awake or in a dream — that she and Jay would have their throat cut, i checked with all of her living friends. None of her friends had any knowledge of this. Tacky, tacky, tacky. It’s a total fabrication.

  2. Mike Loven:

    I really can't explain the reasoning behind the decision other than that on June 6, 2016 I woke up with a premonition from God that I was going back to school, i was going to GCU and it was going to be a surprise to everybody.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    There is NO ONE who requires more introspection for own prevention from almost EVERYONE in personal network than SOMEONE whose online post is liked often by many ones ; but if ANYONE ignores intentionally this premonition, then definitely the people need protection from him/her.

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. descant
    • B. excogitate
    • C. huff
    • D. lucubrate

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