What does inauspicious mean?

Definitions for inauspiciousˌɪn ɔˈspɪʃ əs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word inauspicious.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inauspicious, unfortunate(adj)

    not auspicious; boding ill

  2. adverse, inauspicious, untoward(adj)

    contrary to your interests or welfare

    "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"

  3. ill, inauspicious, ominous(adj)

    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"


  1. inauspicious(Adjective)

    Not auspicious; ill-omened; unfortunate; unlucky; unfavorable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inauspicious(adj)

    not auspicious; ill-omened; unfortunate; unlucky; unfavorable

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inauspicious

    in-aw-spish′us, adj. not auspicious: ill-omened: unlucky.—adv. Inauspic′iously.—n. Inauspic′iousness.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inauspicious in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inauspicious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    The inauspiciousness of the owl is nothing but the inauspiciousness of the man who thinks that owl is inauspicious!

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    When your mind is besieged by some inauspicious thoughts, you can bring the sunshine into your life by staying calm!

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Animals like crows, owls or black cats are not ominous at all; it is the men's superstitious mind which is the inauspicious one!

  4. George Washington:

    Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.

  5. Connor Campbell:

    Markets kicked off June in an inauspicious style this morning, china set the tone...the country's continually limp manufacturing...an unwanted reminder of the global weaknesses circling the market like vultures.

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