AskDefine | Define boding

Dictionary Definition

boding n : a feeling of evil to come; "a steadily escalating sense of foreboding"; "the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case" [syn: foreboding, premonition, presentiment]

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English

Noun

  1. An omen, a prediction of disaster, a portent.

Adjective

  1. portending, ominous

Quotations

  • The boding of the tree toad.... - Washington Irving, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Verb

boding
  1. present participle of bode
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