Synonyms for foreboding

Synonyms for (noun) foreboding

Synonyms: foreboding

Definition: an unfavorable omen

Similar words: presage, prodigy, prognostic, prognostication, portent, omen

Definition: a sign of something about to happen

Usage: he looked for an omen before going into battle


Synonyms: foreboding, boding, premonition, presentiment

Definition: a feeling of evil to come

Usage: a steadily escalating sense of foreboding; the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case

Similar words: apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread

Definition: fearful expectation or anticipation

Usage: the student looked around the examination room with apprehension

Synonyms for (adjective) foreboding

Synonyms: foreboding, fateful, portentous

Definition: ominously prophetic

Similar words: prophetic, prophetical

Definition: foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention

Usage: prophetic writings; prophetic powers; words that proved prophetic