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Definition 1: not auspicious; boding ill - [adjective denoting all]

Synonyms for inauspicious in the sense of this definition

(inauspicious is similar to ...) unlikely to bring about favorable results or enjoyment

"faced an unpromising task" "music for unpromising combinations of instruments"

(... are attributes of inauspicious) the favorable quality of strongly indicating a successful result

Definition 2: contrary to your interests or welfare - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where inauspicious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • adverse circumstances
  • made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions

Synonyms for inauspicious in the sense of this definition

(inauspicious is similar to ...) not encouraging or approving or pleasing

"unfavorable conditions" "an unfavorable comparison" "unfavorable comments" "unfavorable impression"

Definition 3: presaging ill fortune - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where inauspicious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ill 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

Synonyms for inauspicious in the sense of this definition

(inauspicious is similar to ...) not propitious

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