Antonyms for ominousˈɒm ə nəs

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term ominous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. baleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinister, threatening(adj)

    threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments

    "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly"

    Antonyms:
    unalarming, propitious

    Synonyms:
    grim, inauspicious, sullen, minacious, baneful, lowering, black, baleful, dark, sinister, heavy, minatory, dour, ominous, menacing, ill, forbidding, threatening

  2. ill, inauspicious, ominous(adj)

    presaging ill fortune

    "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"

    Antonyms:
    propitious, unalarming

    Synonyms:
    baleful, threatening, sick, minacious, ominous, ill, inauspicious, untoward, forbidding, minatory, menacing, sinister, adverse, unfortunate

Wiktionary

  1. ominous(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    threatening, portentous

  2. ominous(adjective)

    Of or pertaining to an omen or to omens; being or exhibiting an omen; significant.

    Synonyms:
    threatening, portentous

  3. ominous(adjective)

    Specifically, giving indication of a coming ill; being an evil omen; threatening; portentous; inauspicious.

    Synonyms:
    portentous, threatening

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