foreboding


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an indication of impending danger or harm

Synonyms for foreboding

ominously prophetic

References in classic literature ?
He was living very much in the present--an ugly and foreboding present.
Poyser, too, met her husband's occasional forebodings of a notice to quit with "There's no knowing what may happen before Lady day"--one of those undeniable general propositions which are usually intended to convey a particular meaning very far from undeniable.
My worst forebodings have been realized: my painful duty compels me to write a letter which will surprise and shock you.
Sad forebodings fill my mind when I think of the future.
And Ahab, he too was standing on his quarter-deck, shaggy and black, with a stubborn gloom; and as the two ships crossed each other's wakes --one all jubilations for things passed, the other all forebodings as to things to come --their two captains in themselves impersonated the whole striking contrast of the scene.
I glimpsed him just before he reached the doorway and the sight of him, now roaring as he perceived his lifeless fellow stretched upon the floor, and frothing at the mouth, in the extremity of his rage, filled me, I must confess, with dire forebodings.
It is a sort of steady, persistent, overwhelming, endlessly driving downpour, which makes your heart sick, and opens it to dismal forebodings.
I felt unutterable forebodings of calamities to come.
And when he finds that the sum of his transgressions is great he will many a time like a child start up in his sleep for fear, and he is filled with dark forebodings.
You will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied the commencement of an enterprise which you have regarded with such evil forebodings.
For when there isn't a bloodbath on screen, courtesy of Thomas Shelby (Cillian Murphy), the air is heavy with foreboding.
In exploring places considered foreboding by others, Willemsen reminds us of the indomitable human urge to inhabit and understand our environment, however extreme.
to curb a foreboding future full of formidable prospects receding now so
IN Chinese culture one of the most foreboding curses you can lay on an enemy is this: "May you live in interesting times.
Silent Witness BBC1, 9pm Whether it's the foreboding glens, dark forests or the cities themselves, crime dramas love Scotland.