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prognosis

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CIDE DICTIONARY

prognosisn. [L., fr. Gr. pro`gnosis, fr. progignw`skein to know beforehand; pro` before + gignw`skein to know. See Know.].
     The act or art of foretelling the course and termination of a disease; also, the outlook afforded by this act of judgment; as, the prognosis of hydrophobia is bad.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

prognosis, n. (pl. prognoses)
1 a forecast; a prognostication.
2 a forecast of the course of a disease.

Etymology
LL f. Gk prognosis (as PRO-(2), gignosko know)

THESAURUS

prognosis

action, actuarial prediction, apocalypse, award, cast, condemnation, consideration, decision, decree, deliverance, determination, diagnosis, dictum, doom, finding, foreboding, forecast, forecasting, foreshowing, foresight, foretelling, guesswork, improbability, omen, order, precedent, prediction, prefiguration, prefigurement, prefiguring, presage, presaging, presentiment, preshowing, presignifying, prevision, probability, prognostic, prognostication, projection, promise, pronouncement, prophecy, prophesying, prospectus, resolution, ruling, sentence, sign, soothsay, speculation, statistical prediction, symptom, vaticination, verdict, weird

ROGET THESAURUS

prognosis

Foresight

N foresight, prospicience, prevision, long- sightedness, anticipation, providence, forethought, forecast, predeliberation, presurmise, foregone conclusion, prudence, foreknowledge, prognosis, precognition, prescience, prenotion, presentiment, second sight, sagacity, antepast, prelibation, prophasis, prospect, foretaste, prospectus, foreseeing, prescient, farseeing, farsighted, sagacious, weatherwise, provident, prospective, against the time when, cernit omnia Deus vindex, mihi cura futuri, run it up the flagpole and see who salutes.

Prediction

N prediction, announcement, program, programme, premonition, prognosis, prophecy, vaticination, mantology, prognostication, premonstration, augury, auguration, ariolation, hariolation, foreboding, aboding, bodement, abodement, omniation, omniousness, auspices, forecast, omen, horoscope, nativity, sooth, soothsaying, fortune telling, crystal gazing, divination, necromancy, astrology, horoscopy, judicial astrology, adytum prefiguration, prefigurement, prototype, type, oracle, predicting, predictive, prophetic, fatidic, fatidical, vaticinal, oracular, fatiloquent, haruspical, Sibylline, weatherwise, ominous, portentous, augurous, augurial, augural, auspicial, auspicious, prescious, monitory, extispicious, premonitory, significant of, pregnant with, bit with the fate of, coming events cast their shadows before, dicamus bona verba, there buds the promise of celestial worth, by oracles, Theomancy, by the Bible, Bibliomancy, by ghosts, Psychomancy, by crystal gazing, Crystallomancy, by shadows or manes, Sciomancy, by appearances in the air, Aeromancy, Chaomancy, by the stars at birth, Genethliacs, by meteors, Meteoromancy, by winds, Austromancy, by sacrificial appearances, Aruspicy, Haruspicy, Hieromancy, Hieroscopy, by the entrails of animals sacrificed, Extispicy, Hieromancy, by the entrails of a human sacrifice, Anthropomancy, by the entrails of fishes, Ichthyomancy, by sacrificial fire, Pyromancy, by red-hot iron, Sideromancy, by smoke from the altar, Capnomancy, by mice, Myomancy, by birds, Orniscopy, Ornithomancy, by a cock picking up grains, Alectryomancy, Alectromancy, by fishes, Ophiomancy, by herbs, Botanomancy, by water, Hydromancy, by fountains, Pegomancy, by a wand, Rhabdomancy, by dough of cakes, Crithomancy, by meal, Aleuromancy, Alphitomancy, by salt, Halomancy, by dice, Cleromancy, by arrows, Belomancy, by a balanced hatchet, Axinomancy, by a balanced sieve, Coscinomancy, by a suspended ring, Dactyliomancy, by dots made at random on paper, Geomancy, by precious stones, Lithomancy, by pebbles, Pessomancy, by pebbles drawn from a heap, Psephomancy, by mirrors, Catoptromancy, by writings in ashes, Tephramancy, by dreams, Oneiromancy, by the hand, Palmistry, Chiromancy, by nails reflecting the sun's rays, Onychomancy, by finger rings, Dactylomancy, by numbers, Arithmancy, by drawing lots, Sortilege, by passages in books, Stichomancy, by the letters forming the name of the person, Onomancy, Nomancy, by the features, Anthroposcopy, by the mode of laughing, Geloscopy, by ventriloquism, Gastromancy, by walking in a circle, Gyromancy, by dropping melted wax into water, Ceromancy, by currents, Bletonism, by the color and peculiarities of wine, Oenomancy.


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