prophetic: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pru-fet'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a prophet: prophetic inspiration.
  2. of the nature of or containing prophecy: prophetic writings.
  3. having the function or powers of a prophet, as a person.
  4. predictive; presageful or portentous; ominous: prophetic signs; prophetic warnings.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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