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Synonyms for presentiment
prɪˈzɛn tə məntpre·sen·ti·ment

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  1. presentimentnoun

    Synonyms:
    foreboding, premonition, boding

  2. presentimentnoun

    A premonition; a feeling that something, often of undesirable nature, is going to happen.

    Synonyms:
    premonition, foreboding, boding

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. presentiment

    Expectation may be either of good or evil; presentiment almost always, apprehension and foreboding always, of evil; anticipation and antepast, commonly of good. Thus, we speak of the pleasures of anticipation. A foretaste may be of good or evil, and is more than imaginary; it is a part actually received in advance. Foresight and forethought prevent future evil and secure future good by timely looking forward, and acting upon what is foreseen. Compare ANTICIPATE.

    Synonyms:
    antepast, anticipation, apprehension, expectancy, expectation, foreboding, forecast, foresight, foretaste, forethought, hope, prevision

    Antonyms:
    astonishment, consummation, despair, doubt, doubt, dread, enjoyment, fear, realization, surprise, wonder

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. presentiment

    Synonyms:
    foreboding, foretaste, forethought, prescience, forecast, anticipation

    Antonyms:
    surprise, inexpectancy, miscalculation

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"

    Synonyms:
    forewarning, premonition, boding, foreboding

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. presentimentnoun

    Synonyms:
    foreboding

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  1. August Strindberg:

    Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.

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