Examples from the Web for premonitory
At this moment a faint chill, like the first premonitory symptom of an illness, falls upon Jones.
Depression is often the only symptom; to some girls the premonitory "blues" signify the approach of the period.The Social Emergency|Various
Mr. Goodnight gave a premonitory cough, and taking his hands out of his pockets let his coat-tails drop.The Candidate|Joseph Alexander Altsheler
There were no premonitory symptoms of any kind to herald in the messenger that was at hand.
Word Origin and History for premonitory
1640s, from Late Latin praemonitorius, from praemonitor, agent noun from stem of praemonere (see premonition).