from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A presentiment of the future; a foreboding.
- n. A warning in advance; a forewarning.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A clairvoyant or clairaudient experience, such as a dream, which resonates with some event in the future.
- n. A strong intuition that something is about to happen (usually something negative, but not exclusively).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Previous warning, notice, or information; forewarning.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of premonishing or forewarning; hence, a previous warning or notification of subsequent events; previous information.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an early warning about a future event
- n. a feeling of evil to come
I also liked the way premonition is explained in this regard.
Many have been dynamic to thoughts Gods will as good as to follow a heading of a Holy Spirit, nonetheless they miss a positive forwardpropelling heart since they have been not certain if a superintendence of their premonition is unconditionally dependable.
Central America, like those we are living through today, perhaps it was in premonition of the present crossroads, that Rubén
We are fascinated by the idea of premonition, oracles and anything that would allow a sneak peak at the unknown.
A premonition is an early warning of future events and is dominated by physical sensations: an inexplicable feeling of unease or excitement that something bad or good is about to happen.
I had that thing called a premonition that something was dreadfully wrong.
His was not an imaginative nature, but a premonition is a premonition, and he had just joined the Big Five, so that his responsibilities, should anything difficult turn up, would be by no means decreased.
And yet, some indefinable feeling -- hardly strong enough to be called a premonition -- kept her from accepting it.
The so-called premonition on the part of animals he explains by the hypothesis of a preceding electrical disturbance.
Then, for the first time, she recalled her premonition of disaster, yet, how she had refused to let the yacht be put off its course.