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bodement

[bohd-muh nt]
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noun
  1. a foreboding or omen; presentiment.
  2. a prophecy or prediction.
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Origin of bodement

First recorded in 1595–1605; bode1 + -ment
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Examples from the Web for bodement

Historical Examples

  • Upon the whole he was not without a bodement that it would be folly to press on.

    The Well-Beloved

    Thomas Hardy

  • As they recovered from the effects of his bodement, the people left the theatre, their minds full of indefinite dread.

    The Fair God

    Lew Wallace