Unpropitious

  • 1 unpropitious — I adjective adverse, hopeless, ill disposed, ill omened, ill timed, inauspicious, minatory, ominous, sinister, threatening, unfavorable, unfortunate, unpromising, untoward II index adverse (hostile), antipathetic ( …

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  • 2 unpropitious — (adj.) c.1600 (implied in unpropitiously), from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + PROPITIOUS (Cf. propitious) …

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  • 3 unpropitious — *ominous, portentous, fateful, inauspicious Analogous words: *sinister, baleful, malign, malefic, maleficent: threatening, menacing (see THREATEN): *adverse, antagonistic, counter Antonyms: propitious …

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  • 4 unpropitious — [spelling only] …

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  • 5 unpropitious — un|pro|pi|tious [ ,ʌnprə pıʃəs ] adjective VERY FORMAL an unpropitious situation or time does not seem appropriate for getting the result you want …

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  • 6 unpropitious — adj.; unpropitiously, adv.; unpropitiousness, n. * * * …

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  • 7 unpropitious — adjective not propitious; unfavourable, untimely …

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  • 8 unpropitious — Synonyms and related words: adversary, adversative, adverse, alien, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, apocalyptic, bad, baleful, baneful, black, bodeful, boding, clashing, competitive, con, conflicting, contradictory, contrary,… …

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  • 9 unpropitious — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Bringing, predicting, or characterized by misfortune: bad, evil, ill, inauspicious, unfavorable. See LUCK …

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  • 10 unpropitious — adj. not propitious, not favorable …

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  • 11 unpropitious — adjective (of a circumstance) not indicating a good chance of success; unfavourable. Derivatives unpropitiously adverb …

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  • 12 unpropitious — a. Unfavorable, inauspicious, unpromising …

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  • 13 unpropitious — un·propitious …

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  • 14 unpropitious — /ʌnprəˈpɪʃəs/ (say unpruh pishuhs) adjective not propitious. –unpropitiously, adverb –unpropitiousness, noun …

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  • 15 unpropitious — adj. not propitious. Derivatives: unpropitiously adv …

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  • 16 ominous — ominous, portentous, fateful, inauspicious, unpropitious basically mean having a menacing or threatening character or quality. What is ominous has or seems to have the character of an omen, especially of an omen forecasting evil; the term… …

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  • 17 unfavorable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. adverse, disadvantageous, inauspicious, unpropitious, unlucky; unfriendly, antagonistic; negative, contrary; inclement; inopportune, untimely. See inexpedience, prediction, adversity, disapprobation …

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  • 18 Disastrous — Dis*as trous, a. [Cf. F. d[ e]sastreux. See {Disaster}.] 1. Full of unpropitious stellar influences; unpropitious; ill boding. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The moon In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Attended with… …

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  • 19 Disastrously — Disastrous Dis*as trous, a. [Cf. F. d[ e]sastreux. See {Disaster}.] 1. Full of unpropitious stellar influences; unpropitious; ill boding. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The moon In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Attended …

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  • 20 Disastrousness — Disastrous Dis*as trous, a. [Cf. F. d[ e]sastreux. See {Disaster}.] 1. Full of unpropitious stellar influences; unpropitious; ill boding. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The moon In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Attended …

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