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presentiment
used in The Brothers Karamazov

14 uses
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Definition
a premonition (a supernatural feeling about what is to come) — especially of something evil or bad
  • ... I had a presentiment that you would end in something like this.
    Book 1 — The History Of A Family (65% in)
  • Alyosha decided to go to him in any case before going to the captain, though he had a presentiment that he would not find his brother.
    Book 4 — Lacerations (67% in)
  • And the worst of it was that though he did not know, up to the very last minute, that he would trample on the notes, he had a kind of presentiment of it, I am sure of that.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (4% in)
  • That's just what made him so ecstatic, that he had that presentiment....
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (4% in)
  • I have a presentiment.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (85% in)
  • Oh, it was a true presentiment brought me to you....
    Book 8 — Mitya (12% in)
  • "I know you've come on most important business, Dmitri Fyodorovitch; it's not a case of presentiment, no reactionary harking back to the miraculous (have you heard about Father Zossima?
    Book 8 — Mitya (27% in)
  • Dmitri interrupted with an uneasy presentiment.
    Book 8 — Mitya (29% in)
  • She had felt upset ever since Mitya's visit, and had a presentiment that she would not get through the night without the sick headache which always, with her, followed such excitement.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (4% in)
  • I had a presentiment of it; but Pyotr Ilyitch came in.
    Book 11 — Ivan (14% in)
  • It's quite true you can't tell the day and hour of a fit beforehand, but you can always have a presentiment of it."
    Book 11 — Ivan (47% in)
  • He had, besides, a strong presentiment that something terrible would be the outcome of the situation that was developing before his eyes.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (53% in)
  • She had a presentiment of the reason why Alyosha had come to her.
    Epilogue (3% in)
  • "I've had a presentiment all these days that you would come with that message.
    Epilogue (19% in)

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