What is another word for prophetical?

42 synonyms found


[ pɹɒfˈɛtɪkə͡l], [ pɹɒfˈɛtɪkə‍l], [ p_ɹ_ɒ_f_ˈɛ_t_ɪ_k_əl]

Prophetical, meaning relating to or characteristic of a prophet, has a few synonyms that can be used in its place. One such synonym is prophetic, which carries the same meaning as the word prophetical, but is a more commonly used term. Another synonym is prescient, which denotes having knowledge of things before they occur. Visionary is yet another synonym for Prophetical and refers to someone who has a great ability to imagine or predict how something will be in the future. Finally, oracular can also be used synonymously with Prophetical, meaning mysterious and enigmatic utterances that are believed to have prophetic powers.

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What are the hypernyms for Prophetical?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for prophetical?

Prophetical, meaning something that is related to prophecy or foretelling of the future, has a few antonyms that convey the opposite meaning. The first antonym is practical, which means something that is concerned with the actual doing or use of something rather than theory or ideas. Another antonym for prophetical is factual, which means something that is based on facts or real events rather than speculation or predictions. Other antonyms for prophetical include realistic, grounded, and pragmatic, all of which convey the opposite of speculation and conjecture. In essence, these antonyms suggest a focus on what is tangible and verifiable rather than what is imagined or uncertain.

What are the antonyms for Prophetical?

Usage examples for Prophetical

Vol. I. prophetical Office of the Church.
"The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer"
John Gerard
That, then, was the second thing; but already Louie had heard a prophetical whisper in her soul.
"The Story of Louie"
Oliver Onions
From them it was derived to their attendants, and to all persons of a prophetical or sacred character.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.)"
Jacob Bryant

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