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English adjective: inauspicious

1. inauspicious not auspicious; boding ill



Attributeauspiciousness, propitiousness


2. inauspicious contrary to your interests or welfare

SamplesAdverse circumstances.
Made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions.

Synonymsadverse, untoward

Similarunfavorable, unfavourable

Antonymsfavorable, favourable

3. inauspicious presaging ill fortune

SamplesIll omens.
Ill predictions.
My words with inauspicious thunderings shook heaven.
A dead and ominous silence prevailed.
A by-election at a time highly unpropitious for the Government.

Synonymsill, ominous



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