Forefeel

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Forefeel To feel beforehand; to have a presentiment of. "As when, with unwieldy waves, the great sea forefeels winds."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • forefeel To feel beforehand; feel as if by presentiment.
    • n forefeel In psychology, an anticipatory feeling or anticipatory tactual perception; a tactual image associatively aroused by the presentation of a visual, auditory, etc., stimulus.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Forefeel fōr-fēl′ to feel beforehand
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Usage

In literature:

The weather was dull, and the sea, forefeeling the approach of the equinoctial gales, was restless and heaving.
"An Iceland Fisherman" by Pierre Loti
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