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ominous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ominous

Definition
(adj) threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
Example Sentence
  • a baleful look
  • forbidding thunderclouds
  • his tone became menacing
  • ominous rumblings of discontent
  • sinister storm clouds
  • a sinister smile
  • his threatening behavior
  • ugly black clouds
  • the situation became ugly

Definition
(adj) presaging ill fortune
Synonyms : ill , inauspicious
Example Sentence
  • 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

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ominous

maruti OMNI.....it is a threating car usually used by kidnappers.
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by harsha999

"omen+ious", Remember the movie "omen" the horror movie
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by dgsenthilkumar

ominous..oh+minus(-)..oh god everything negative..something bad is going to occur..its threatening
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by amarendar

Think O(all)+Minous(minus)=everything is being minus,,,its dangerous!!
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by nusrat abedin

Ominous feeling that he will score in minus
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by bugmenot

omni bus will make ous unpleasant in travel and feel bad about road accidents.
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by sansecretcp

"Ominous" slightly rhymes with "menace". Both have the same meaning: "threatening"
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by raushaniitd

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