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foreboding

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishforebodingfore‧bod‧ing /fɔːˈbəʊdɪŋ $ fɔːrˈboʊ-/ noun [uncountable]  FEEL HAPPY/FRIGHTENED/BORED ETCa strong feeling that something bad is going to happen soon She waited for news with a grim sense of foreboding.see thesaurus at fear
Examples from the Corpus
forebodingAlthough the fresh night air was welcome, Jack was again aware of an unusual feeling of dread and foreboding.Eating in zero gravity was no real problem, contrary to the dark forebodings of the early astronauts.But I am not given to entertaining forebodings.Travelling to the Continent now I feel a gloomy foreboding, for there is a whiff of decline in the air.As they waited at the airfield, Sara had the same feeling of foreboding that she had felt before her father died."Jeanie, I have to go away, " he said, his voice full of foreboding.Nobody was there, but the air was heavy with a sense of foreboding.Whether Ursula shared her growing sense of foreboding she did not know.He had a sudden sense of foreboding. Something was wrong, very wrong.sense of forebodingYet, with all the activity getting under way, they also shared a sense of foreboding.Nobody was there, but the air was heavy with a sense of foreboding.We waited for news of the men with a sense of foreboding.With a sense of foreboding, she read the note attached to one of the stems.But, with a growing sense of foreboding, she knew she couldn't do that.Whether Ursula shared her growing sense of foreboding she did not know.His heart was beating agitatedly, as if sharing his sense of foreboding.His sense of foreboding is shared by almost every politician, diplomat, religious leader and journalist returning from the region.Imagination and reality fused and for a second the sense of foreboding intensified.
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