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prognostication

 
Noun prognostication has 3 senses
  1. omen, portent, presage, prognostic, prognostication, prodigy - a sign of something about to happen; "he looked for an omen before going into battle"
    --1 is a kind of augury, sign, foretoken, preindication
    --1 has particulars: auspice; foreboding; death knell
    Derived form: verb prognosticate2
  2. prediction, foretelling, forecasting, prognostication - a statement made about the future
    --2 is a kind of statement
    --2 has particulars:
     extropy; fortunetelling; horoscope; meteorology, weather forecasting; prognosis, forecast; prophecy, divination
    Derived form: verb prognosticate1
  3. prophecy, prognostication, vaticination - knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
    --3 is a kind of prediction, anticipation, prevision
    --3 has particulars:
     crystal gazing; divination, foretelling, soothsaying, fortune telling
    Derived form: verb prognosticate1
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