[ pree-sen-shuhnt ]
/ priˈsɛn ʃənt /
having a presentiment.
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Example sentences from the Web for presentient
It is a fearful crisis with him, and his mind wavers, as if presentient of his approaching doom.The Iliad of Homer|Homer
British Dictionary definitions for presentient
/ (prɪˈsɛnʃənt, -ˈzɛn-, priː-) /
characterized by or experiencing a presentiment
Word Origin for presentient
C19: from Latin praesentiens present participle of praesentire, from prae- pre- + sentire to feel
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