- a prediction; portent.
- a strong inner feeling or notion of a future misfortune, evil, etc.; presentiment.
- that forebodes, especially evil.
Origin of foreboding
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- a feeling of impending evil, disaster, etc
- an omen or portent
- presaging something
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Word Origin and History for unforeboding
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