Definition of Premonitory

1. Adjective. Warning of future misfortune.

Exact synonyms: Precursory
Similar to: Prophetic, Prophetical



Definition of Premonitory

1. a. Giving previous warning or notice; as, premonitory symptoms of disease.

Definition of Premonitory

1. Adjective. Serving as a warning. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Premonitory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Premonitory

premold
premolded
premolding
premolds
premolt
premonish
premonished
premonishes
premonishing
premonishment
premonition
premonitions
premonitor
premonitorily
premonitors
premonitory (current term)
premonsoon
premonstrate
premonstrated
premonstrates
premonstrating
premonstration
premonstrations
premonstrator
premonstrators
premoral
premorbid
premorse
premortal
premosaic

Literary usage of Premonitory

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1. Selected monographs: Kussmaul and Tenner on Epileptiform Convulsions from by Albrecht von Graefe, Adolf Kussmaul, Adolf Tenner, Albrecht Wagner (1859)
"Iridectomy in the premonitory stage of Glaucoma. Patients affected with premonitory symptoms of glaucomatous disease in the one eye only, ..."

2. Plato, and the Other Companions of Sokrates by George Grote (1888)
"... revelations were essential to any tolerable premonitory life : that the dispensations of the Gods, though warnings. administered upon regular principles ..."

3. The Health of Nations: A Review of the Works of Edwin Chadwick by Edwin Chadwick, Benjamin Ward Richardson (1887)
"HOME TREATMENT OF THE premonitory SYMPTOMS. " With this we inaugurated a general system of house-to-house visitation, to inquire as to each person in the ..."

4. The Health of Nations: A Review of the Works of Edwin Chadwick by Edwin Chadwick, Benjamin Ward Richardson (1887)
"DISCOVERY OF premonitory SYMPTOMS OF THE EXTRAORDINARY EPIDEMIC. " Through my friend Mr. Hodgson, of the College of Surgeons, we learned that a Dr. McCann, ..."

5. The New York Journal of Medicine by Samuel Smith Purple, Charles Alfred Lee, Henry Daggett Bulkley, Samuel Forry, Stephen Smith (1855)
"On referring to the note-book, I found that in several cases it was recorded that premonitory diarrhoea had not existed. Previous to this time my attention ..."

6. The Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1909)
"[The next incident is a premonitory dream and is well corroborated by the ... premonitory DREAM. Cynthiana, Ky., March 6th, 1907. In 1865 my father, ..."

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