It’s another #WordOfTheDay feature and today’s word is foreboding.
Ever heard of it before? It is pronounced /fɔːˈbəʊdɪŋ/. It means having a feeling that something bad will happen. or showing a sign of evil or calamity to come.
The following words can be used in place of foreboding: apprehension, anxiety, baleful, doomy, ominous, ill, ill-boding, inauspicious, minatory, dire, direful, portentous, sinister, threatening.
Look at these examples;
I have this strange foreboding that he would lose the race.
Some people think that black birds are a foreboding of evil.
Sola wrote the note with a sense of foreboding
Now that you know the meaning of this word we hope you’d use it when next you have the opportunity.