Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun foreboding

2 senses of foreboding

Sense 1
foreboding, premonition, presentiment, boding -- (a feeling of evil to come; "a steadily escalating sense of foreboding"; "the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case")
       => apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread -- (fearful expectation or anticipation; "the student looked around the examination room with apprehension")

Sense 2
foreboding -- (an unfavorable omen)
       => omen, portent, presage, prognostic, prognostication, prodigy -- (a sign of something about to happen; "he looked for an omen before going into battle")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb forebode

1 sense of forebode

Sense 1
predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise -- (make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election")
       => guess, venture, pretend, hazard -- (put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong")

Antonyms of adj foreboding

1 sense of foreboding

Sense 1
fateful, foreboding (prenominal), portentous -- (ominously prophetic)

INDIRECT (VIA prophetic) -> unprophetic -- (not prophetic; not foreseeing correctly)

Similarity of adj foreboding

1 sense of foreboding

Sense 1
fateful, foreboding (prenominal), portentous -- (ominously prophetic)
       => prophetic (vs. unprophetic), prophetical -- (foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention; "prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic")

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