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- forboding (much less commonly used)
foreboding (plural forebodings)
- A sense of evil to come.
1956, Arthur C. Clarke, The City and the Stars, page 41:
- A sense of foreboding, the like of which he had never known before, hung heavily on him.
- An evil omen.
sense of evil to come
- Of ominous significance; serving as an ill omen; foretelling of harm or difficulty.