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presentiment (plural presentiments)
- A premonition; a feeling that something, often of undesirable nature, is going to happen.
1891, Oscar Wilde, “XVIII”, in The Picture of Dorian Gray:
- This unfortunate accident has upset me. I have a horrible presentiment that something of the kind may happen to me.
- 1973, Sidney Sheldon, The Other Side of Midnight:
- Everything on the surface appeared to be just as it ought to be. And yet Constantin Demiris still felt that vague sense of unease, a presentiment of trouble.
a premonition; a feeling that something, often of undesirable nature, is going to happen