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presentient

[pree-sen-shuh nt] /priˈsɛn ʃənt/
adjective
1.
having a presentiment.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; < Latin praesentient- (stem of praesentiēns), present participle of praesentīre. See pre-, sentient
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presentient

/prɪˈsɛnʃənt; -ˈzɛn-; priː-/
adjective
1.
characterized by or experiencing a presentiment
Word Origin
C19: from Latin praesentiens present participle of praesentire, from prae-pre- + sentire to feel
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