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Essentially I'm looking for the opposite of foreboding.

Specifically to describe the state of nothing bad happening (no worries) – everything being reasonably good (feeling generally good), especially after bad things having happened in the recent past.

  • I would like to see an example sentence with a blank where the desired word would go. I have some additional ideas, but I want to try to fit into the way of using the word that you have in mind. – aparente001 Sep 2 '15 at 14:33
  • @aparente001 well, how about: "I've been feeling ___ for the past week" implying that i have not been worrying about anything (no fearful apprehension) and that during all of those days I "felt fine," being content with how (nearly) each and every moment unfolded (no resentment of past or fear of future). Does that give you enough context? – Srid says Reinstate Monica Sep 2 '15 at 16:16
  • "I've been feeling relaxed for the past week." You may also use free of concern (or carefree mentionned by @apparente001) as an adjective, e.g. I would like you to be free from concern. – Graffito Sep 2 '15 at 20:19
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How about the adjective copacetic (also copasetic or copesetic), e.g., "everything seems copacetic for the foreseeable future"

copacetic adjective: very satisfactory; "don't worry, because I assure you that everything's copacetic"

Synonyms: agreeable, all right, alright, satisfactory, ducky, fine, good, hunky-dory, jake [slang], OK (or okay), palatable;

Antonyms: disagreeable, unsatisfactory (Merriam-Webster online)

Etymology: 1919, but it may have origins in 19c. U.S. Southern black speech. Origin unknown, suspects include Latin, Yiddish (Hebrew kol b'seder), Italian, Louisiana French (coupe-sétique), and Native American. None is considered convincing by linguists. etymonline

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For substitution of foreboding, I have used results from Just The Word (which uses the British National Corpus) to find some common use of the word and come up with suggestions for the opposite of:

  • a sense of foreboding
  • filled with foreboding

Instead of having a sense of foreboding, one may have a sense of security (nothing bad is going to happen).

When one is filled with foreboding they dread the future so one might be filled with anticipation when they look forward to it (feeling good).

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Placid. Also tranquil and recollected.

From Merriam-Webster online:

placid


: not easily upset or excited
: not moving much : calm and steady
: serenely free of interruption or disturbance

Synonyms:
    collected, composed, cool, coolheaded, equal, level, limpid, peaceful, calm, possessed, recollected, sedate, self-composed, self-possessed, serene, smooth, together, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbed, unruffled, unshaken, untroubled, unworried

Antonyms:
    agitated, discomposed, disturbed, flustered, perturbed, unglued, unhinged, unstrung, upset

  • Hmm, "placid" has certain restrictions. If I'm excited about something, it won't be captured by "placid" - whereas the state of "nothing bad [currently] happening" doesn't necessarily preclude "something good/great [currently] happening". – Srid says Reinstate Monica Sep 2 '15 at 2:02
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'I've been feeling ___ for the past week" implying that i have not been worrying about anything (no fearful apprehension) and that during all of those days I "felt fine," being content with how (nearly) each and every moment unfolded (no resentment of past or fear of future).'

easy in my mind ("untroubled, contented, relaxed, satisfied, calm, peaceful, serene, tranquil, quiet, undisturbed, unworried: I was not altogether easy in my mind about this decision." -- Collins Thesaurus)

Also possible:

carefree

happy-go-lucky

laid back

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