Related formsfore·bod·ing·ly, adverbfore·bod·ing·ness, nounun·fore·bod·ing, adjective
Can be confusedforbidding foreboding
Definition for foreboding (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), fore·bod·ed, fore·bod·ing.
verb (used without object), fore·bod·ed, fore·bod·ing.
Related formsfore·bod·er, nounun·fore·bod·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for foreboding
The sense of foreboding mounted by the day as IS fighters surrounded the Sinjar district on three sides.How the U.S.-favored Kurds Abandoned the Yazidis when ISIS Attacked|Christine van den Toorn|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was one foreboding clue as to what was to come for the house members.
Plus the moors where she lives—all cascading waterfalls and glowing fairies and foreboding thorns—are rather lovely to look at it.The Ghastly ‘Maleficent’ and Why It’s Time For Hollywood to Kill the Dark Reboot|Andrew Romano|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And their deaths have heightened the tensions and the sense of foreboding that something bigger and more brutal may happen soon.Russia’s Partisans Imposing Their Rule in East Ukraine|Jamie Dettmer|April 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On August 15, 1982, Mary appeared with a foreboding message.Did the Virgin Mary Warn Rwanda’s Holiest Town of the Genocide?|Nina Strochlic|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Vera shivered with foreboding when he spoke of these precautions; she would have liked to have died before evening came.The Precipice|Ivan Goncharov
St. George heard, and his eager hope went down in foreboding.Romance Island|Zona Gale
Keep in mind the distinction between forethought and foreboding.Sermons|Clement Bailhache
The grim, persistent figure of the money-lender began to affect him with a foreboding of disaster.Max Fargus|Owen Johnson
A sense of unreality and foreboding seized on Hugh, as the still face of the water looked up at him.Red Pottage|Mary Cholmondeley