forewarning vs premonition what difference

what is difference between forewarning and premonition

English

Etymology 1

From forewarn +‎ -ing.

Verb

forewarning

  1. present participle of forewarn

Etymology 2

From Middle English forwarning, equivalent to forewarn +‎ -ing. Cognate with German Vorwarnung (forewarning), Swedish förvarning (forewarning).

Noun

forewarning (plural forewarnings)

  1. An advance warning; an omen.

Synonyms

  • premonition


English

Alternative forms

  • præmonition (archaic)

Etymology

Mid 15th century, from Anglo-Norman premunition, from Ecclesiastical Latin praemonitiōnem (a forewarning), form of praemonitiō, from Latin praemonitus, past participle of praemoneō, from prae (before) (English pre-) + moneō (to warn) (from which English monitor).

Compare Germanic forewarning.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: prĕm’ə-, prē’mə-nĭshʹən
  • Rhymes: -ɪʃən

Noun

premonition (plural premonitions)

  1. A clairvoyant or clairaudient experience, such as a dream, which resonates with some event in the future.
    Synonym: vision
  2. A strong intuition that something is about to happen (usually something negative, but not exclusively).
    Synonyms: bad feeling, foreboding, gut feeling, hunch, (informal) second sight

Derived terms

  • premonitory

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