Definition of presagement in US English:

presagement

noun

  • 1A sign or indication of the future; an omen, a portent, a foreshadowing. Now rare.

  • 2Power to foretell the future, foresight, prediction; an instance of this, a presentiment, a prophecy, a forecast.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Norden (c1547–1625), cartographer. From presage + -ment.

Pronunciation

presagement

/ˈprɛsɪdʒm(ə)nt/