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Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: Late Latin praemonitio, from Latin praemonere 'to warn before'

premonition

noun
     
pre‧mo‧ni‧tion [countable]
a strange feeling that something, especially something bad, is going to happen
premonition of
a premonition of death
premonition that
When Anne didn't arrive, Paul had a premonition that she was in danger.

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