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1. ominous

adjective. ['ˈɑːmənəs'] threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments.

Synonyms

  • minacious
  • menacing
  • threatening
  • alarming
  • forbidding
  • sinister
  • baleful

Antonyms

  • dextral
  • beneficent
  • healthy
  • fit

Etymology

  • ominosus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Ominous

  • androgynous
  • asynchronous
  • bituminous
  • cavernous
  • chitinous
  • exogenous
  • gainous
  • gelatinous
  • gluttonous
  • heinous
  • homogenous
  • indigenous
  • intravenous
  • larcenous
  • luminous
  • membranous
  • monotonous
  • mountainous
  • mutinous
  • nitrogenous

How do you pronounce ominous?

Pronounce ominous as ˈɑmənəs.

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Sentences with ominous


1. Adjective
Flickering lights can indicate electrical problems ranging in severity from annoying to ominous.

Quotes about ominous


1. To say she was my girlfriend was absurd: no one the wrong side of thirty has a girlfriend… I suppose I ought to have realize it’s ominous that forty thousand years of human language had failed to produce a word for our relationship.
- Robert Harris

2. ominous

adjective. ['ˈɑːmənəs'] presaging ill fortune.

Synonyms

  • unpropitious
  • inauspicious

Antonyms

  • clear
  • pleasant
  • good

Etymology

  • ominosus (Latin)
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