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Origin of premonition
Examples from the Web for premonition
One night, when her daughter, Sarah Dawn Ray, called, the two women had a premonition that the situation could soon turn violent.Under Obama, a Breakdown in the Death Benefits Owed to Veterans|Aaron Glantz|May 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
An accident victim named Johnny Smith wakes from a coma with a skill at premonition.Stephen L. Carter’s Book Bag: 5 Best Presidential Thrillers|Stephen L. Carter|July 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
From the moment the Tea Party emerged on the scene, I had a premonition that I would eventually have to leave the GOP.
But I am shocked how these new rumors have been codified into a kind of collective South African premonition.
Maybe Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige had a premonition.
He had a premonition, too, and very thoughtfully left me a letter of recommendation.The Book of Gud|Dan Spain
I was driven to emphasis by the premonition that I was to lose one of the dollars on the spot.Options|O. Henry
Why should she feel like this with the goal so near at last, unless from a premonition that all her efforts were useless?Sacrifice|Stephen French Whitman
Some flash of portent, some premonition born of instinct, warned her with a clearness that was blinding.Ewing\'s Lady|Harry Leon Wilson
The whole short story is based, as it were, upon his premonition of coming greatness.Anatole France|Georg Morris Cohen Brandes
Word Origin for premonition
mid-15c., from Anglo-French premunition, Middle French premonicion, from Late Latin praemonitionem (nominative praemonitio) "a forewarning," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin praemonere "forewarn," from prae "before" (see pre-) + monere "to warn" (see monitor (n.)).