Definition of Prognostication

1. Noun. A sign of something about to happen. "He looked for an omen before going into battle"




2. Noun. A statement made about the future.

3. Noun. Knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source).

Definition of Prognostication

1. n. The act of foreshowing or foretelling something future by present signs; prediction.

Definition of Prognostication

1. Noun. A statement about or prior knowledge of the future. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prognostication

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prognostication

prognathism
prognathisms
prognathous
prognose
prognosed
prognoses
prognosing
prognosis
prognostic
prognosticable
prognostically
prognosticate
prognosticated
prognosticates
prognosticating
prognostication (current term)
prognostications
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progradations
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program
program counter
program counters

Literary usage of Prognostication

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1. Second Series of Bibliographical Collections and Notes on Early English by William Carew Hazlitt (1882)
"... and prognostication, . . . Imprinted at London by Richard Watkins and lames Roberts ... difference from ve : with a prognostication ... by Walter Gray . ..."

2. The Doctrine of Sacred Scripture: A Critical, Historical, and Dogmatic by George Trumbull Ladd (1883)
"In the light of this distinction we cannot fail to see that prognostication belongs rather to the earlier and cruder forms of Hebrew prophecy ..."

3. The Writings of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1905)
"A TRUE prognostication, FOR 1739' COURTEOUS READERS, Having consider'd the infinite Abuses arising from the false prognostications published among you, ..."

4. Medical Thermometry and Human Temperature by Edward Seguin (1876)
"In typhoid fever, if no remission appear in the latter part < the first septenary, the prognostication is grave (Thierfelder). A great excursus between the ..."

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