Premonition - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌpriːməˈnɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word premonition
Brit.  |ˌprɛməˈnɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word premonition


- a feeling of evil to come (syn: boding, foreboding, presentiment)
- an early warning about a future event (syn: forewarning)


She had a premonition that he would call.

...she had a premonition that her cat would somehow get hurt that day...

When Anne didn't arrive, Paul had a premonition that she was in danger.

Word forms

singular: premonition
plural: premonitions
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