Synonyms for (adjective) inauspicious

Synonyms: inauspicious, unfortunate

Definition: not auspicious; boding ill

Similar words: unpromising

Definition: unlikely to bring about favorable results or enjoyment

Usage: faced an unpromising task; music for unpromising combinations of instruments


Synonyms: ill, inauspicious, ominous

Definition: presaging ill fortune

Usage: 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

Similar words: unpropitious

Definition: not propitious


Synonyms: adverse, inauspicious, untoward

Definition: contrary to your interests or welfare

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

Similar words: unfavorable, unfavourable

Definition: not encouraging or approving or pleasing

Usage: unfavorable conditions; an unfavorable comparison; unfavorable comments, unfavorable impression