ill-boding

  • 1 Ill-boding — Ill bod ing, a. Boding evil; inauspicious; ill omened. Ill boding stars. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 ill-boding — [il′bōd′iŋ] adj. boding evil; ominous …

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  • 3 ill-boding — index dire, ominous, portentous (ominous), regrettable, unfavorable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 ill-boding — /il boh ding/, adj. foreboding evil; inauspicious; unlucky: ill boding stars. [1585 95] * * * …

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  • 5 ill-boding — /ˈɪl boʊdɪŋ/ (say il bohding) adjective foreboding evil; inauspicious; unlucky: ill boding stars …

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  • 6 ill-boding — ill′ bod′ing adj. foreboding evil; unlucky • Etymology: 1585–95 …

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  • 7 ill-boding — adjective Date: 1591 boding evil ; inauspicious …

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  • 8 ill-boding — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : boding evil : inauspicious …

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  • 9 ill-boding — adjective which bodes evil, spelling bad things Syn: inauspicious Ant: auspicious See Also: ill fated …

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  • 10 Ill — Ill, adv. In a ill manner; badly; weakly. [1913 Webster] How ill this taper burns! Shak. [1913 Webster] Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates and men decay. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] Note: Ill, like above, well,… …

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  • 11 ill-bod|ing — «IHL BOH dihng», adjective. that bodes evil; ominous; unfavorable: »O malignant and ill boding stars (Shakespeare) …

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  • 12 ill — Synonyms and related words: abomination, affection, ailing, ailment, amiss, apocalyptic, atrocity, bad, badly, baleful, bane, baneful, befoulment, below par, black, blight, bodeful, boding, complaint, condition, corruption, criminal, critically… …

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  • 13 ill-fated — Synonyms and related words: apocalyptic, bad, baleful, baneful, black, bodeful, boding, dark, dire, doomful, dreary, evil, evil starred, fateful, foreboding, gloomy, ill, ill boding, ill omened, ill starred, inauspicious, lowering, menacing, of… …

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  • 14 ill-fated — adj 1. star crossed, ill starred, ill omened, doomed, born under an evil star; unlucky, luckless, unfortunate, hapless; untoward, unfavorable, adverse, contrary, unpropitious, inauspicious; ill boding, ominous, sinister, threatening, portentous,… …

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  • 15 bad — Synonyms and related words: OK, abhorrent, abominable, abomination, ace high, ailing, alarming, amiss, apocalyptic, arrant, atrocious, atrocity, bad for, bad smelling, badly, baleful, bane, baneful, bang up, barfy, base, befoulment, below par,… …

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  • 16 unfortunate — Synonyms and related words: abortive, afflictive, apocalyptic, awful, awkward, bad, badly off, baleful, baneful, black, bodeful, boding, bootless, calamitous, catastrophic, cursed, dark, deplorable, depressed, dire, disastrous, dismal,… …

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  • 17 dark — Synonyms and related words: Egyptian darkness, Erebus, Gothicism, Stygian, ableptical, abominable, abstruse, adiaphanous, age of ignorance, amaurotic, amoral, amorphous, amorphousness, apocalyptic, arcane, arrant, atramentous, atrocious, bad,… …

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  • 18 inauspicious — Synonyms and related words: apocalyptic, bad, badly off, baleful, baneful, black, bodeful, boding, criminal, dark, depressed, dire, donsie, doomful, dreary, evil, evil starred, fatal, fateful, foreboding, fortuneless, funest, gloomy, hapless, ill …

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  • 19 unlucky — Synonyms and related words: apocalyptic, bad, badly off, baleful, baneful, black, bodeful, boding, calamitous, cataclysmic, catastrophic, dark, depressed, dire, direful, disastrous, donsie, doomful, dreary, evil, evil starred, fatal, fateful,… …

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  • 20 untoward — Synonyms and related words: adverse, annoying, antagonistic, apocalyptic, awkward, bad, baleful, baneful, black, bleak, bodeful, boding, boorish, conflicting, contrary, counter, counteractive, criminal, dark, detrimental, difficult, dire,… …

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