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ominous (adjective), more ominous, most ominous
A reference to something that threatens evil or harm; inauspicious: Shirley saw an ominous group of dark clouds coming in her direction as she was going for a walk in the park.

Mrs. Jackson told her students that the ominous weather meant that they might have to go home earlier than usual.

A threatening situation.
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Indicative of future calamity.
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