bodement

[ bohd-muh nt ]
/ ˈboʊd mənt /

noun

a foreboding or omen; presentiment.
a prophecy or prediction.

Origin of bodement

First recorded in 1595–1605; bode1 + -ment
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bodement

  • 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