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Synonyms for inauspicious
ˌɪn ɔˈspɪʃ əsin·aus·pi·cious

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  1. inauspiciousadjective


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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inauspicious, unfortunateadjective

    not auspicious; boding ill

    ill, untoward, ominous, unfortunate, adverse

    favorable, promising, fortunate, rosy, propitious, hopeful, favourable, bright, auspicious

  2. adverse, inauspicious, untowardadjective

    contrary to your interests or welfare

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

    unseemly, indecorous, untoward, contrary, ill, unbecoming, adverse, uncomely, indecent, ominous, unfortunate

    favorable, promising, propitious, auspicious, bright, favourable, fortunate, hopeful, rosy

  3. ill, inauspicious, ominousadjective

    presaging ill fortune

    "ill omens"; "ill predictions"; "my words with inauspicious thunderings shook heaven"- P.B.Shelley; "a dead and ominous silence prevailed"; "a by-election at a time highly unpropitious for the Government"

    baleful, threatening, sick, minacious, ominous, ill, untoward, forbidding, minatory, menacing, sinister, adverse, unfortunate

    favorable, favourable, rosy, hopeful, bright, auspicious, promising, fortunate, propitious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inauspiciousadjective

    unpropitious, unfavorable, unlucky, unfortunate, untoward, unpromising, ill-omened

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  1. George Washington:

    Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.

  2. Mustafa Amin:

    There was an important reason why we decided to go through with our wedding which is that we had equipped and furnished our apartment completely, and perhaps it could have been inauspicious to postpone the celebration since we don't know when the crisis will end.

  3. Connor Campbell:

    Markets kicked off June in an inauspicious style this morning, china set the tone...the country's continually limp manufacturing...an unwanted reminder of the global weaknesses circling the market like vultures.

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