Synonyms of portent in English:


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1‘here was a striking portent of things to come’

omen, sign, indication, presage, warning, forewarning, harbinger, augury, signal, promise, threat, menace, ill omen, forecast, prediction, prognostication, prophecy, straw in the wind, writing on the wall, hint, auspice
premonition, presentiment, feeling, vague feeling, funny feeling, feeling in one's bones, foreboding, misgiving
literary foretoken

2‘the word ‘plague’ carries terrifying portent’

significance, importance, import, consequence, meaning, meaningfulness, moment, momentousness, weight, weightiness, cruciality