Nouns (1)

n. alternative spelling of foreboding, fearful apprehension; "The sense of forboding and danger build through the story."

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Adjectives (1)

adj. implying or seeming to imply that something bad is going to happen; "When the doctor spoke, his voice was dark and forboding."

Fuzzynyms (20)

prognostic, prodigy, prognostication, presage, portent, omen
n. a sign of something about to happen; "he looked for an omen before going into battle"
foretell, predict, promise, anticipate, forebode, call, prognosticate
n. make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"
overwrought, distraught
adj. deeply agitated especially from emotion; "distraught with grief"
unquiet, uneasy, queasy, nervous, anxious
adj. causing or fraught with or showing anxiety; "spent an anxious night waiting for the test results"; "cast anxious glances behind her"; "those nervous moments before takeoff"; "an unquiet mind"

Synonyms (24)

dread, apprehensiveness, apprehension
n. fearful expectation or anticipation; "the student looked around the examination room with apprehension"
boding, presentiment, premonition, foreboding
n. a feeling of evil to come; "a steadily escalating sense of foreboding"; "the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case"
n. a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
dread, direful, terrible, horrific, horrendous, frightening, fearsome, fearful, dreadful, dreaded, dire, awful
adj. causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"
foreboding, portentous, fateful
adj. ominously prophetic
adj. in or of a state of physical or nervous tension

Antonyms (1)

adj. restoring confidence and relieving anxiety; "a very reassuring remark"


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