prognosticatory

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From prognosticate +‎ -ory.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

prognosticatory (comparative more prognosticatory, superlative most prognosticatory)

  1. That prognosticates or makes predictions about the future; predictive. [from 17th c.]
    Synonym: prognosticant
    • 1971, Keith Thomas, Religion and the Decline of Magic, Folio Society 2012, p. 339:
      Most of the almanac-makers had gone over to Copernicanism by this time, but it made no difference to their prognosticatory activities.