Synonyms of foreboding


1. foreboding, premonition, presentiment, boding, apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread

usage: 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. foreboding, omen, portent, presage, prognostic, prognostication, prodigy

usage: an unfavorable omen


1. predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise, guess, venture, pretend, hazard

usage: make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"


1. fateful, foreboding(prenominal), portentous, prophetic (vs. unprophetic), prophetical

usage: ominously prophetic

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Definition and meaning of foreboding (Dictionary)