1. [syn: prophetic, prophetical]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Prophetic \Pro*phet"ic\, Prophetical \Pro*phet"ic*al\, a. [L.
propheticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. proph['e]tique.]
Containing, or pertaining to, prophecy; foretelling events;
as, prophetic writings; prophetic dreams; -- used with of
before the thing foretold.
And fears are oft prophetic of the event. --Dryden.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention;
"prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that
proved prophetic" [syn: prophetic, prophetical] [ant:
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
53 Moby Thesaurus words for "prophetic":
Biblical, Gospel, Mosaic, New-Testament, Old-Testament,
apocalyptic, apostolic, augural, auguring, canonical, divinatory,
evangelic, evangelistic, fatidic, forecasting, foreseeing,
foretelling, forewarning, fortunetelling, gospel, haruspical,
inspired, interpretive, mantic, mysterious, mystic, oracular,
predictional, predictive, predictory, prefigurative, prefiguring,
presageful, presaging, prescient, presignificative, presignifying,
prognostic, prognosticative, revealed, revelational, revelatory,
scriptural, sibyllic, sibylline, strange, textual, textuary,
theopneustic, unexplainable, vaticinal, vaticinatory,