Noun(1) a feeling of evil to come
(1) But there was the tiniest presentiment of disaster.(2) a presentiment of disaster(3) He enjoyed his time at school, although there was a presentiment of things to come when, in the summer of 1960, he was sent home for hosting a wine party in the grounds.(4) But, although he thought of it as invalid, at the same time he felt it to be the expression of a true presentiment .(5) Immediately she had shut her eyes sensing some peculiar presentiment .(6) It is such a powerful presentiment of my own death that I begin to cry.(7) He hoped that we could meet some other time, but I had a presentiment that a future occasion may not be possible in this world.(8) For every person who, warned by a presentiment of catastrophe, turned back at the last minute from boarding a plane that was shortly to crash, thousands (by now) did not.(9) Pip leaves the room, though returns a few minutes later on some odd presentiment .(10) A presentiment of unease enveloped me before I could find my seat at the rear of the plane.(11) But it wasn't only that vanished world they represented, but also the vanished happiness of my father's family; the faces smiling without any presentiment of their coming wartime doom.(12) He doesn't notice his peers' fearful presentiments , or the sharp clatter of something falling onto the floor, shattering the silence.(13) I never laughed at presentiments in my life, because I have had strange ones of my own.(14) Novelists know how to put vague presentiments into words.(15) Well, there were some presentiments of the rock 'n' roll destiny that beckoned.(16) Often Hou's images seem like presentiments of future memories rather than representations of present happenings.
(1) presentiment :: voorgevoel
1. premonition ::
2. foreboding ::
3. intuition ::
5. hunch ::
6. feeling in one's bones ::
voel in 'n mens se bene
7. sixth sense ::
8. presage ::
Different Formspresentiment, presentiments
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