presentient
adjective Etymology: Latin praesentient-, praesentiens, present participle of praesentire Date: 1814 having a presentiment

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  • Presentient — Pre*sen tient, a. [L. praesentiens, p. pr. of praesentire to perceive beforehand; prae before + sentire to feel.] Feeling or perceiving beforehand. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • presentient — index ominous, portentous (ominous), prophetic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • presentient — /pree sen sheuhnt/, adj. having a presentiment. [1805 15; < L praesentient (s. of praesentiens), prp. of praesentire. See PRE , SENTIENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • presentient — adjective Having a presentiment …   Wiktionary

  • presentient — [prɪ sɛnʃ(ə)nt, zɛn ] adjective archaic having a presentiment. Origin C19: from L. praesentient , praesentire perceive beforehand , from prae before + sentire to feel …   English new terms dictionary

  • presentient — pre·sen·tient …   English syllables

  • presentient — pre•sen•tient [[t]priˈsɛn ʃənt[/t]] adj. cvb having a presentiment • Etymology: 1805–15; < L praesentient (s. of praesentiēns), prp. of praesentīre …   From formal English to slang

  • presentient —   a. having premonition …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • presentient — adj. (often foll. by of) having a presentiment. Etymology: L praesentiens (as PRAE , SENTIENT) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Presension — Pre*sen sion, n. [L. praesensio, fr. praesentire to perceive beforehand. See {Presentient}.] Previous perception. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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