what is difference between fateful and foreboding
From fate + -ful.
- IPA(key): /ˈfeɪtfəl/
fateful (comparative more fateful, superlative most fateful)
- Momentous, significant, setting or sealing one’s fate.
- It started with that fateful trip, history was never the same afterwards.
- Determined in advance by fate, fated.
- forboding (much less commonly used)
From Middle English forbodyng, vorboding, equivalent to fore- + boding. Compare German Vorbote (“harbinger, omen”).
foreboding (plural forebodings)
- A sense of evil to come.
- Synonym: augury
- An evil omen.
foreboding (comparative more foreboding, superlative most foreboding)
- Of ominous significance; serving as an ill omen; foretelling of harm or difficulty.
- present participle of forebode