Adjective(1) threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments(2) presaging ill fortune
(1) Silent gulls on the wing are ominous , somehow, and not a little threatening.(2) Not only are they threatened by the ominous arrival, they have no idea who he is, or what he shall look like.(3) The sun had long since risen, not that you could tell it from the ominous clouds outside.(4) The figure frightened her, an ominous thing of black with pointed ears and dark green skin.(5) Next morning Ian wakes up to discover his leg has turned an ominous shade of black.(6) On this perspective, the week from hell was less a passing squall than an ominous darkening of the clouds.(7) There was a flash of sudden pain before the blue sky turned an ominous dark black.(8) In recent times however, the label could be associated with an even more ominous threat.(9) A forest lies to the south, darker and more ominous , but just as green and full of life.(10) Her eyes became dark and ominous as she said this and the clouds began to gather in the once bright blue sky.(11) The storm is just about to break, there's an ominous black cloud over Sheffield.(12) Western explorers construed the presence of wolves as an ominous portent.(13) No more rain, a slight breeze now and again, but the sky remains dark and ominous .(14) The sun had begun to set, making the sky and clouds a strangely ominous pinkish hue.(15) Then my name was called and I made my way quickly up the steps and onto the ominous black stage.(16) She looked away, to the dark and ominous wall hangings, feeling useless and sick.
1. threatening ::
2. ill ::
3. baleful ::
Different Formsominous, ominously, ominousness
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