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inauspicious

in·aus·pi·cious

inauspicious

 
pronunciation:
In aw spI shs
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: showing little or no promise of success; unfavorable.
an inauspicious start to the new year
antonyms:
auspicious, promising, propitious
similar words:
contrary, ill, ill-omened, unfavorable, unlikely, unlucky
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derivations: inauspiciously (adv.), inauspiciousness (n.)
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