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: