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presentiment

美国发音:[prɪ'zentɪmənt]
英国发音:[prɪ'zentɪmənt] [n]
(不祥的)预感,预觉

a strange feeling that something, especially bad is going to happen
Presentiment is the feeling that something is going to happen, especially something bad. If a person has a presentiment, he feels that something, especially bad, is going to happen. 'When he boarded he had a presentiment that there might be a crash.� This means that as he boarded he had a strange feeling that the plane might crash. If you have a presentiment of disaster, you have a strange feeling that a disaster will take place.


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