preindication

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n preindication an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come "he hoped it was an augury","it was a sign from God"
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Usage

In literature:

They seem to preindicate the hold of the life force on the material, and always appear when that force is broken.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 362, December 9, 1882" by Various
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