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See definition of premonitory on Dictionary.com
  • as inominous
  • as inportentous
  • as inwarning

synonyms for premonitory

  • apocalyptic
  • dangerous
  • dark
  • dire
  • dismal
  • gloomy
  • grim
  • haunting
  • perilous
  • portentous
  • prophetic
  • sinister
  • threatening
  • augural
  • baleful
  • baneful
  • clouded
  • direful
  • doomed
  • doomful
  • fateful
  • fearful
  • forbidding
  • hostile
  • ill-boding
  • ill-fated
  • impending
  • inauspicious
  • inhospitable
  • lowering
  • malefic
  • malificent
  • malign
  • minatory
  • precursive
  • presaging
  • prescient
  • suggestive
  • unfriendly
  • unlucky
  • unpromising
  • unpropitious
  • ominous
  • admonishing
  • cautioning
  • threatening
  • admonitory
  • exemplary
  • exhortatory
  • monitorial
  • monitory

antonyms for premonitory

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  • bright
  • cheerful
  • encouraging
  • good
  • happy
  • hopeful
  • joyful
  • light
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • safe
  • secure
  • sunny
  • auspicious
  • lucky
  • promising
  • propitious
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      How to use premonitory in a sentence

      In man there is a premonitory stage; a furious stage, which lasts from about a day to three days; then a final paralytic stage.
      ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
      The clock uttered its premonitory catch; in five minutes Christmas-day would be among the days of the past—Christmas!
      TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
      He could hear the cadence of them now, beating through his head in premonitory measures.
      COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
      Behind the horizon line there is a premonitory whispering among the hurricanes.
      TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
      The clock uttered its premonitory catch; in five minutes 58 Christmas Day would be among the days of the past—Christmas!
      THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 10 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
      Mrs. Lessing was turning over a small saw in her hands, feeling its sharp teeth with a premonitory finger.
      RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND
      They pulled on in silence till Tess, without any premonitory symptoms, burst out crying.
      TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
      The clock gave out its warning that it meant to strike, in deadly earnest with its long premonitory roll.
      SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
      And now a silence fell—a strained, premonitory silence that had in it a hint of imminent tragedy.
      'DRAG' HARLANCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
      "Seven is just right," said Forbes, with a little premonitory chill at the thought of the probable cost.
      WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
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