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premonition

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Definition a feeling, not based on reason, that something will happen — especially something bad
  • She had a premonition that her child would be hurt.
premonition = a feeling, not based on reason, that something will happen
  • Like most soldiers, I was scared before battle, but it's not like I had a premonition that something bad was going to happen to me.
  • premonition = a feeling, not based on reason, that something will happen
  • They are studying ways to sharpen precognitive skills to improve what soldiers call premonition, intuition, or "spidey sense."
  • premonition = a feeling, not based on reason, that something will happen
  • The Final Destination movies all begin when someone has a premonition that a group of friends will die in a terrible accident.
  • premonition = a feeling, not based on reason, that something will happen
  • A few months after they left, she'd had a premonition that something was wrong with Mama.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • premonition = feeling (that something will happen)
  • But this church gave me a kind of creepy feeling. What do you call it? Premonition?
    S.E. Hinton  --  The Outsiders
  • premonition = a feeling, not based on reason, that something will happen — especially something bad
  • Some premonition of that great power stirred and swayed these young creatures who traversed the solemn woodlands with soft-footed silent care.
    Sarah Jewett  --  A White Heron
  • premonition = a feeling, not based on reason, that something is so or will happen
  • I wanted to ... and try to forget (at least for one night) that I had a terrible premonition about Chris's disappearance and...
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • premonition = a feeling, not based on reason about what happened or will happen
  • But I knew, as a chill of premonition tingled from my tailbone up to my neck, that it was not us he saw.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • premonition = a feeling, not based on reason, that something will happen
  • As soon as I got to camp, I had a premonition about Hera's cabin.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • premonition = a feeling, not based on reason, that something will happen
  • She quickly wrapped her hand in the corner of her apron and dismissed the premonition.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • premonition = feeling that something will happen
  • My mind's eye began to fill with flood upon flood of conflicting premonitions of what was to come.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • MIRACLE He was on His way from Bethany to Jerusalem, Languishing under the sadness of premonitions.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • I understood the neurochemistry of my brain, the meaning of dreams (the waste material of premonitions).
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • A sort of premonitory tremor, a fear of he was not certain what, had passed through Winston as soon as he caught his first glimpse of the cage.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • As I raised the helmet, I heard a shot from outside, and with that shot I felt a premonition of doom.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • But Michael remained happy and free, without the faintest premonition that anything would ever change, or needed to.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • He passed the gravel road and rounded the bend, his stomach dropping as his premonition proved right.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Safe Haven
  • She had a premonition that chaos was rising.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • That little article was a premonition of things to come.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being

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