Definition of prophetically in English:

prophetically

adverb

See prophetic

  • ‘‘Earthly lust leads to murder,’ warns the older monk prophetically, and we watch as the seasons advance, and the young man journeys towards a kind of fraught enlightenment.’
  • ‘Albert Einstein very prophetically said of the Mahatma, ‘Generations to come, it may well be, will scarce believe that such a man as this, ever in flesh and blood, walked upon this earth.’’
  • ‘Ustinov was only 17 when he took his bow in theatre and a year later he faced a movie camera in a film, prophetically titled ‘Hullo Fame’.’
  • ‘A lot of the really heavy, theological or philosophical tones are still around, but they come out more gently and seem to finally be expressed poetically instead of prophetically.’
  • ‘It is unconsciously speaking prophetically, like Caiaphas when he says, ‘It is better for one man to die than for a whole nation to perish’.’

Pronunciation

prophetically

/prəˈfɛtɪk(ə)li/