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prognosticative

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the character of a prognostic; predictive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to prediction; having value for making predictions

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The mountaineer makes the natural phenomena which he most frequently witnesses prognosticative of the future.

    Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

  • You're not required to have "prognosticative acumen".

    Boing Boing

  • But suffice it to say, the field is fairly wide open now and, at the end of the day, no one should really bother putting too much prognosticative stock into what we get from the guild next week, seeing as the AMPAS writers branch is likely to go with a number of the fallen.

    In Contention

  • There are just too many positive signs pointing to the Terps that they've conveniently ignored to place much stock in their prognosticative abilities.

    Blog updates

  • There's a lot of prognosticative nonsense circulating around the web and in the media on what happens next in Gaza - I couldn't read this

    JTA - Recent News

  • It's time to take one last prognosticative glance around the fantasy baseball diamond.

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  • Yet he was neither shocked nor awed nor inclined to recant the prognosticative non-prediction he made Monday to Jay Leno.

    Fore, right!

  • While I respect Lobe’s analytical skills, I respect Raimondo’s prognosticative track record more.

    Gary Sick on Iran and the Hawk-Realist Power Balance « Antiwar.com Blog

  • Even though I'm well on the record as being a prognosticative pussy this year, I can't shake the feeling that we're in for our share of surprises.

    In Contention

  • They are held as prognosticative of stormy weather. "

    The Proverbs of Scotland

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