Prophetic Pro*phet"ic, Prophetical Pro*phet"ic*al, a. [L. propheticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. proph['e]tique.] Containing, or pertaining to, prophecy; foretelling events; as, prophetic writings; prophetic dreams; -- used with of before the thing foretold. [1913 Webster]

And fears are oft prophetic of the event. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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