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noun as in prognosis

noun as in prophecy

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With a prevision that something was wrong, he said a word of adieu to Mrs. Ashton, went down, and met the man outside.

So the curious prevision of the future which had come over them all at 'Uncle Marmy's gates' was actually fulfilled.

Prevision proposes to effect some one thing instead of another, and seems to fear that that which it desires might not occur.

If the divinity acted thus, then indeed would He have had recourse to prevision, and consequently, to reasoning.

We should have expected a green dress to agree with the prevision; but it was Sabbato Santo.


On this page you'll find 250 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prevision, such as: apprehension, awareness, foreboding, forecast, foresight, and foretaste.

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