Definition of Foreboded

1. Verb. (past of forebode) ¹



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Definition of Foreboded

1. forebode [v] - See also: forebode

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foreboded

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forebays
forebeam
forebeams
forebear
forebearance
forebearer
forebearers
forebears
forebeat
forebelief
forebemoaned
forebitt
forebitts
forebode
foreboded (current term)
forebodement
forebodements
foreboder
foreboders
forebodes
forebodies
foreboding
foreboding(a)
forebodingly
forebodingness
forebodings
forebody
foreboom
forebooms

Literary usage of Foreboded

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1. An History of England: In a Series of Letters from a Nobleman to His Son by Oliver Goldsmith (1788)
"... from which the .timid foreboded national ... which either reproached their Cowardice, or foreboded their undoing. ..."

2. The History of the French Revolution by Adolphe Thiers, Frederic Shoberl (1844)
"The order, which had for some time foreboded its danger, on seeing the French squadrons predominant in the Mediterranean, had placed itself under the ..."

3. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Comprising the History, Institutions by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"One of those who were there said that the profanation of the temple foreboded no good. Nor was that saying false, for it portended the rupture of the people ..."

4. The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature.by Abraham Rees by Abraham Rees (1819)
"... its appearance foreboded unfortunate events, and according to Pliny, the city of Rome underwent a ..."

5. Granby: A Novel by Thomas Henry Lister (1826)
"... and then shortly afterwards sunk into a state of stupor, which foreboded no slight danger. During the next day he was much worse, and was confined to ..."

6. The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in One Volume by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats (1829)
"... (For even then it seems her heart foreboded A portrait of herself with thrilling hand She tied around iny neck, conjuring me To my own knowledge : nor ..."

7. The reader's handbook of allusions, references, plots and stories by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1882)
"If the left ear tingles or burns, it indicates that some one is talking evil of yon ; if the right ear, some , one is praising you. The foreboded evil may ..."

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