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premonition (n.)

mid-15c., premunicion, premunition, "preliminary warning, previous notification or admonishment," from Anglo-French premunition (late 14c.), Old French premonicion, from Medieval Latin praemonitionem (nominative praemonitio) "a forewarning," noun of action from past-participle stem of Latin praemonere "forewarn," from prae "before" (see pre-) + monere "to admonish, warn, advise," from PIE *moneie- "to make think of, remind," suffixed (causative) form of root *men- (1) "to think."

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Definitions of premonition from WordNet

premonition (n.)
a feeling of evil to come;
Synonyms: foreboding / presentiment / boding
premonition (n.)
an early warning about a future event;
Synonyms: forewarning
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