Strangely, none of these failed predictions have bankrupted the prophetic project.
The pedantic type might note that Hippolytus makes no prophetic mention of the cinema or the Internet.
It is worth noting, however, that he was prophetic on several cultural and political developments.
They were a “prophetic minority,” said Newfield, “the best young this nation will produce for generations.”
I have my own large amount of prophetic dialogue, and I love philosophizing.
He has himself recorded the date of his call to the prophetic office.
And lately I have thought that those dreams might be prophetic.
And so, indeed, in these prophetic pages, it is predicted of the enigmas of the last days.
Our prophetic motto will suit all creeds in their turn, that's a comfort.'
His deep, sunken eye, beneath his overarched brow, denoted the prophetic—it might almost be said the inspired—mind within.
late 15c., from Middle French prophétique (15c.) and directly from Late Latin propheticus, from Greek prophetikos "pertaining to a prophet, oracular," from prophetes (see prophet). Related: Prophetical (mid-15c.); prophetically.