inauspicious
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˌɪnɔːˈspɪʃəs/
Adjective

inauspicious

  1. Not auspicious; ill-omened
    Synonyms: unfortunate, unlucky, unfavorable
    • 1595, Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, V,iii.
      And shake the yoke of inauspicious stars.
    • Inauspicious love.
    • 1788, John Jay, as Publius#Other uses, Federalist Papers, II
      It is not to be wondered at that a government instituted in times so inauspicious, should on experiment be found greatly deficient and inadequate to the purpose it was intended to answer.
Antonyms Translations
  • German: ungünstig
  • Russian: неблагоприя́тный



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