foreboding


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an indication of impending danger or harm

Synonyms for foreboding

ominously prophetic

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However, while these gloomy forebodings cast a shade of anxiety over De Guiche's countenance, De Wardes had resumed the entire mastery over himself.
Milvain was a much slighter figure; but the same doubt as to the precise lines of her contour filled Ralph, as he regarded them, with dismal foreboding.
The uneasiness first stirred by her aunt's questions grew and grew till at the end of ten days that she had not seen Lydgate, it grew into terror at the blank that might possibly come--into foreboding of that ready, fatal sponge which so cheaply wipes out the hopes of mortals.
He seemed to catch the reminiscent flash in her eyes as she looked down the street, and a shadow of foreboding clouded his mind.
Thus Boxtel, with jealous foreboding, became the prophet of his own misfortune.
She jested with Mary's father about the coming union between the two families, without one serious thought of the future--without even a foreboding of what might happen when my father returned.
This news filled my mother's mind with foreboding doubts of the stability of her husband's grand speculation in America.
Try as I might to repel it, there was one foreboding thought that pressed closer and closer on my mind as the interval of waiting wore its weary way on.
So although the heart of Deirdre was sad and heavy with foreboding of evil, they set sail for the land of Erin.
I'm afraid I'll faint," was Cecily's more moderate foreboding.
Last Christmas I was a bride, with a heart overflowing with present bliss, and full of ardent hopes for the future, though not unmingled with foreboding fears.
The long absence of the uncle and nephew had occasioned some disquiet in the minds of all whom they had left behind them; and the more, as, during the preceding dialogue, the uncle had more than once elevated his voice, so as to be heard downstairs; which, though they could not distinguish what he said, had caused some evil foreboding in Nancy and her mother, and, indeed, even in Jones himself.
Thus did Zarathustra hear a soothsayer speak; and the foreboding touched his heart and transformed him.
With the trend of so much of Quebec's cinematic production looming large (we are fond of heavy period pieces in this province, forever looking over our shoulders to dire, high--collared times of rural oppressiveness), what viewers are led to expect on first impression is a tale of darkness and moral foreboding.
A NEW Lord Chief Justice - head of the English criminal law - was sworn in this week, and his arrival fills me with foreboding.