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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.

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

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

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

Ominous feeling that he will score in minus

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

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

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