Examples from the Web for prognostication
This is crunch time for folks in the prognostication business.
Numerous swims in that lake have weakened this prognostication.Climbing in The British Isles, Vol. II|W. P. Haskett Smith
The gardener's prognostication about the weather had been verified: it had turned to heat—heavy, misty, vaporous, 257 dull heat.The Dead Secret|Wilkie Collins
We cannot get any sort of a prognostication from our usually very opinionated Sporting Editor.The Beaver, Vol. I, No. 4, January 1921|Hudson's Bay Company
At Rome,” Montaigne tells us, “a large sum of money was lost on the Change by this prognostication of our ruin.
This prognostication was doomed to a terrible disappointment, for the voyage nearly ended in the Agamemnon turning turtle.The Story of The Atlantic Cable|Charles Bright
Word Origin and History for prognostication
late 14c., from Old French pronosticacion (14c.) and directly from Medieval Latin *prognosticationem (nominative prognosticatio), noun of action from past participle stem of prognosticare "foretell," from Latin prognostica "sign to forecast weather," from neuter plural of Greek prognostikos "foreknowing," from progignoskein (see prognosis).