forebodingly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

foreboding +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

forebodingly (comparative more forebodingly, superlative most forebodingly)

  1. In a foreboding manner.
    • 1907, Barbara Baynton, Sally Krimmer; Alan Lawson, editors, Human Toll (Portable Australian Authors: Barbara Baynton), St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, published 1980, page 183:
      But there were other nights, wild and stormy, when the moon had gone to another town and every star was dark side down, and when the wind, while she slept, had left the she-oaks by the river to moan forebodingly round the house.