Definition of Ominous


  • presaging ill fortune
    "ill omens"
    "ill predictions"
    "my words with inauspicious thunderings shook heaven"- P.B.Shelley
    "a dead and ominous silence prevailed"
    "a by-election at a time highly unpropitious for the Government"
  • threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
    "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"
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Unscramble ominous

98 unscramble word found using the letters ominous.

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