Presentimental Pre*sen`ti*men"tal, a. Of nature of a presentiment; foreboding. [R.] --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

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  • presentimental — / menˈtl/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑presentiment …   Useful english dictionary

  • presentimental — adjective see presentiment …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • presentimental — See presentiment. * * * …   Universalium

  • presentiment — presentimental, adj. /pri zen teuh meuhnt/, n. a feeling or impression that something is about to happen, esp. something evil; foreboding. [1705 15; < F, now obs. spelling of pressentiment. See PRE , SENTIMENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • presentiment — noun Etymology: French pressentiment, from Middle French, from pressentir to have a presentiment, from Latin praesentire to feel beforehand, from prae + sentire to feel more at sense Date: 1714 a feeling that something will or is about to happen… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • presentiment — /prəˈzɛntəmənt / (say pruh zentuhmuhnt) noun a feeling or impression of something about to happen, especially something evil; a foreboding. {French (obsolete), from Latin praesentīre perceive beforehand} –presentimental /prəzɛntəˈmɛntl/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

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