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Definition of "ill-omened" [ill•-o•mened]

  • Having a bad omen; inauspicious; unlucky. (adjective)

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Use "ill-omened" in a sentence
  • "Disease, urban contamination and quickened mortality were ill-omened consequences of this noxious abyss."
  • "The pineys are a collection of Appalachian-esque people so inbred and ill-omened they are basically cut off from the rest of the world, both by choice and by circumstance."
  • "Both diseases, as Sontag pointedly noted, were similarly “obscene—in the original meaning of that word: ill-omened, abominable, repugnant to the senses.”"