Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "presageful" [pre•sage•ful]

  • Full of presages; ominous. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "presageful" in a sentence
  • "They went down to the basement together, their footsteps echoing in the eerie, presageful calm of a house which, with tomorrow, will awaken to voices, movement and the ceaseless hum of purposeful activity."
  • "Parents, it is true, are in general great observers of infantine occurrences; and very apt to be presageful of wonderful results expected from trivial causes."
  • "Thus the imagination broods over and explores the shows and secrets, presageful warnings and alluring invitations, storms and calms, island homes and unknown havens, of the dim seas of nature and of man, of time and of eternity."
Words like "presageful"