vaticination

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EtymologyEdit

vaticinate +‎ -ion

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vəˌtɪsɪˈneɪʃən/

NounEdit

vaticination (plural vaticinations)

  1. Prediction, prophecy.
    • 1759, Laurence Sterne, The Life & Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (Penguin 2003, p. 28)
      Yorick scarce ever heard this sad vaticination of his destiny read over to him, but with a tear stealing from his eye.

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