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Presentimentism

prɪˈzɛntɪm(ə)ntɪz(ə)m

noun

a body of beliefs holding a pessimistic view of the future, especially regarding the Humanic Exploration of The Cosmos, or a view of the future focusing on probable obstacles.

Derivatives

  • Presentimentist | ˈɑːmnidɒksɪk(ə)l | adjective & noun
  • Presentimentistic | ˈɑːmnidɒksɪk(ə)lɪti | adjective

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the word presentiment, denoting a foreboding feeling about the future, combined with the suffix -ism denoting a belief; meaning ‘belief in foreboding feelings about the future.’ 
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