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1. foreboding

noun. ['fɔrˈboʊdɪŋ'] a feeling of evil to come.

Synonyms

  • shadow
  • boding
  • apprehension
  • dread
  • presage
  • premonition
  • presentiment

Antonyms

  • evitable
  • nonprognosticative
  • unpredictive

Etymology

  • boding (English)
  • fore- (English)

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Rhymes with Foreboding

  • exploding
  • imploding
  • unloading
  • encoding
  • decoding
  • eroding
  • loading
  • goding
  • goading
  • coding
  • boeding

How do you pronounce foreboding?

Pronounce foreboding as fɔrˈboʊdɪŋ.

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Sentences with foreboding


1. Noun, singular or mass
They often have been used in literature as omens of death or foreboding.

2. Adjective
Explain the way a character looks by saying he is tall, strong or has foreboding eyes.

2. foreboding

adjective. ['fɔrˈboʊdɪŋ'] ominously prophetic.

Synonyms

  • prophetical
  • fateful
  • prophetic

Antonyms

  • fearlessness
  • brighten
  • precede
  • absence

Etymology

  • boding (English)
  • fore- (English)

3. foreboding

noun. ['fɔrˈboʊdɪŋ'] an unfavorable omen.

Synonyms

  • portent
  • prodigy
  • omen
  • presage
  • prognostic

Antonyms

  • unalarming
  • unpretentious
  • insignificant
  • fortunate

Etymology

  • boding (English)
  • fore- (English)
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