PREMONITION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PREMONITION
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 n.  a feeling that something, especially something unpleasant, is going to happen
Classic Sentence:
1  She had had a premonition of it in the blind motions of her mating-instinct; but they had been checked by the disintegrating influences of the life about her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
2  He did not know where to seek it or how, but a premonition which led him on told him that this image would, without any overt act of his, encounter him.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
3  And this premonition was disagreeable to him though he knew it could not be helped.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XVI
4  But of this fast coming revolt Carol had premonitions.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
Example Sentence:
1  He knew with the sick and certain premonition of disaster.
2  Perhaps he had a premonition about what might happen in London.