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sinister

sin·is·ter

sinister

 
 
pronunciation:
sI nih str
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: threatening or foreshadowing evil, injury, or danger; menacing; ominous.
a sinister comment
synonyms:
baleful, forbidding, foreboding, malignant, minatory, ominous, threatening
similar words:
alarming, dangerous, dire, direful, grim, ill, malefic, menacing, portentous
definition 2: showing evil intentions.
a sinister plot
synonyms:
evil, ill, malefic, malign, malignant, wicked
similar words:
baleful, base, foul, harmful, heinous, malevolent, nefarious, pernicious, vicious, vile
definition 3: of or on the left side. (Cf. dexter.)
synonyms:
sinistral
antonyms:
dexter
similar words:
larboard, left-hand, port