forebode

[fawr-bohd, fohr-]
verb (used with object), foreboded, foreboding.
1.
to foretell or predict; be an omen of; indicate beforehand; portend: clouds that forebode a storm.
2.
to have a strong inner feeling or notion of (a future misfortune, evil, catastrophe, etc.); have a presentiment of.
verb (used without object), foreboded, foreboding.
3.
to prophesy.
4.
to have a presentiment.

Origin:
1595–1605; fore- + bode

foreboder, noun
unforeboded, adjective

forbade, forbid, forbidden, forebode (see synonym study at forbid).


1. foreshadow, presage, forecast, augur.
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forebode (fɔːˈbəʊd)
 
vb
1.  to warn of or indicate (an event, result, etc) in advance
2.  to have an intuition or premonition of (an event)
 
fore'boder
 
n

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forebode
"feel a secret premonition," c.1600, from fore + bode. Cf. also foreboding.
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Example sentences
The atmosphere seemed to forebode some unusual occurrence.
The sheer size and scope of these uncertainties forebode a long-lived adjustment period for firms, markets and the economy.
Dorothy came reluctantly, haunted with a forebode of impending griefs.
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