ill-omened ill-omened

Definition(s):

  • (adj) marked by or promising bad fortune

Usage(s):

  1. On the Pacific coast of South America, midway between Chile and Peru and separating Bolivia from the ocean, lies the ill-omened nitrate-pregnant area of Tacna-Arica.
  2. Peasants cursed and blamed the ill-omened new radio stations.
  3. In Thailand every cloud, even one so dark as the ill-omened Year of the Goat, has a silverand sometimes a goldlining.
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