Foreboding and Premonition


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Foreboding noun – A feeling that something bad will happen.
Usage example: I have this strange foreboding that your ski vacation will not turn out well, so be extra careful

Premonition is a synonym for foreboding in dread topic. In some cases you can use "Premonition" instead a noun "Foreboding", when it comes to topics like misgiving, apprehension, vision, prediction. popular alternative
Nearby Word: foreboded
Synonyms for Foreboding


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Premonition noun – A feeling that something bad will happen.
Usage example: she had a premonition that her cat would somehow get hurt that day

Foreboding is a synonym for premonition in feeling topic. You can use "Foreboding" instead a noun "Premonition", if it concerns topics such as apprehension, vision, prediction, sign. popular alternative
Nearby Word: premonitory
Synonyms for Premonition

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