Meaning of “foreboding” in the English Dictionary

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"foreboding" in British English

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forebodingnoun [ C or U ]

uk /fɔːˈbəʊ.dɪŋ/ us /fɔːrˈboʊ.dɪŋ/ literary

(Definition of “foreboding” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"foreboding" in American English

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forebodingnoun [ U ]

us /fɔrˈboʊd·ɪŋ, foʊr-/

the feeling that something bad is going to happen:

The gloomy weather gave me a sense of foreboding.

(Definition of “foreboding” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)