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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unpropitiousadjective

    not propitious


  1. unpropitiousadjective

    not propitious; unfavourable, untimely

  2. Etymology: From un- + propitious

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unpropitiousadjective

    Not favourable; inauspicious.

    ’Twas when the dog-star’s unpropitious ray
    Smote ev’ry brain, and wither’d ev’ry bay,
    Sick was the sun. Alexander Pope.


  1. unpropitious

    Unpropitious typically refers to something that is not likely to lead to success or indicates a lack of favorable conditions. It is often used to describe circumstances, occasions, or conditions that are unfavorable, unfortunate, or characterized by bad luck.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unpropitious

    un-prō-pish′us, adj. not propitious, inauspicious.—adj. Unpropi′tiable, incapable of being propitiated.—adv. Unpropi′tiously.—n. Unpropi′tiousness.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unpropitious in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unpropitious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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