Monday, November 10, 2008
Definitions for intimation
- an indirect or slight suggestion; hint
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Citations for intimation
She had always had an intimation of her destiny: all her senses would go on the alert, as if bracing her for a blow-a terrible, crushing, powerful blow-of luck, whether good or bad.
As it drew nearer he recognized it as a police car and some intimation of drama touched him, the prelude to some story, and he seated himself to watch.
Origin of intimation
by 1442, from Late Latin intimationem "action of intimating," from intimare "to impress (upon), make known"