inauspicious


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bringing, predicting, or characterized by misfortune

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not auspicious

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contrary to your interests or welfare

presaging ill fortune

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Remember, my child, it was in our very infancy; we had neither mills, nor grain, nor roads, nor often clearings; we had nothing of increase but the mouths that were to be fed: for even at that inauspicious moment the restless spirit of emigration was not idle; nay, the general scarcity which extended to the East tended to increase the number of adventurers.
The room itself was a cheerless one to return to at this inauspicious hour.
One inauspicious circumstance there was, which awakened a hardly concealed displeasure in the breasts of a few of the more punctilious visitors.
Each herd was watched by the patient but inauspicious eyes of the turkey-buzzard.
Scott, of course: "The son of an ill-fated sire, and the father of a yet more unfortunate family, bore in his looks that cast of inauspicious melancholy by which the physiognomists of that time pretended to distinguish those who were predestined to a violent and unhappy death.
UNRACED in Ireland, made inauspicious debut when last in Nottingham Puppy Classic trial stakes but went on to reach semis of competition.
The club board made the decision to axe Mills with the Dragons sitting in 15th place in the National League table after an inauspicious start to the campaign, while they are also the joint second lowest scorers in the fifth tier.
Meanwhile, speaking to KUNA, political analyst Amr Assaf described the decision as inauspicious, saying it could deepen the rift between Gaza and the West Bank.
Bolshoi Confidential, a new book out this month, follows the Bolshoi Ballet from its inauspicious 18th-century beginnings to today.
The Spitfires parted company with boss Chris Todd on Wednesday after an inauspicious start to the season.
Britain's tennis players made an inauspicious start to their campaign as doubles pair Colin Fleming and Dom Inglot lost 6-3 6-0 to little-known Mexicans Santiago Gonzalez and Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela in just 51 minutes.
Businessmen are satisfied that the unemployment rate is falling even under such inauspicious circumstances.
The Robins made an inauspicious start to their pre-season when they were soundly beaten 38-6 by Huddersfield on Sunday.
DEFENDING champion Venus Williams and second seed Ana Ivanovic both made inauspicious starts to their seasons with defeats in the opening round of the ASB Classic in Auckland.
He had an inauspicious start yet we willed him to succeed but let us raise a glass to the much-missed Gary Speed.