Foreboding - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fɔːrˈboʊdɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word foreboding
Brit.  |fɔːˈbəʊdɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word foreboding


- a feeling of evil to come(syn: boding, premonition, presentiment)
- an unfavorable omen


- ominously prophetic (syn: fateful, portentous)


She was filled with a sense of foreboding.

It seems that her forebodings were justified.

...foreboding war clouds began to gather...

I have a foreboding that there will be a bad storm.

She waited for news with a grim sense of foreboding.

a steadily escalating sense of foreboding

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