[ sooth-sey-ing ]
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  1. the practice or art of foretelling events.

  2. a prediction or prophecy.

Origin of soothsaying

First recorded in 1525–35; sooth + saying

Words Nearby soothsaying Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use soothsaying in a sentence

  • I say by stealth; because his ostensible occupation of soothsaying and fortune-telling was not his only business.