Definition of presentiment noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

presentiment

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//prɪˈzentɪmənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//prɪˈzentɪmənt//
 
(formal)
 
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a feeling that something is going to happen, especially something unpleasant synonym foreboding a presentiment of disaster Word Origin early 18th cent.: from obsolete French présentiment.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: presentiment