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prognostication


noun
1. a statement made about the future
Syn:
prediction, foretelling, forecasting
Derivationally related forms:
prognosticate, forecast (for: forecasting), foretell (for: foretelling)
Hypernyms:
statement
Hyponyms:
extropy, fortunetelling, horoscope, meteorology, weather forecasting,
prognosis, forecast, prophecy, divination
2. a sign of something about to happen
- he looked for an omen before going into battle
Syn:
omen, portent, presage, prognostic, prodigy
Derivationally related forms:
prodigious (for: prodigy), prognosticate, prognostic (for: prognostic), presage (for: presage), portentous (for: portent), portend (for: portent), ominous (for: omen), omen (for: omen)
Hypernyms:
augury, sign, foretoken, preindication
Hyponyms:
auspice, foreboding, death knell
3. knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
Syn:
prophecy, vaticination
Derivationally related forms:
vaticinate (for: vaticination), prognosticate, prophetical (for: prophecy), prophetic (for: prophecy)
Hypernyms:
prediction, anticipation, prevision
Hyponyms:
crystal gazing, divination, foretelling, soothsaying, fortune telling

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