Complete Definition of "inauspicious"

English

Etymology

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Not auspicious; ill-omened; unfortunate; unlucky; unfavorable.

#: Quotations
#:* 1595: And shake the yoke of inauspicious stars. â w:William Shakespeare|Shakespeare, w:Romeo and Juliet|Romeo and Juliet, V,iii.
#:* Inauspicious love. â w:John Dryden|Dryden.
#:* 1788: 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. â w:Publius|Publius, w:Federalist Papers|Federalist, II.

Derived terms
inauspiciously
inauspiciousness

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