What does the word presentiment mean?

Usage examples for presentiment

  1. " I had a presentiment," said Sylvia. – A Christmas Posy by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  2. Then there has been the sense of the coming danger, the dark presentiment of how it all must end when the " powers that tend the soul to help it from the death that cannot die, and save it even in extremes, begin to vex and plague it." – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  3. I found to my great relief that my presentiment had not been wrong after all. – Real Ghost Stories by William T. Stead