Definition for OM'IN-OUS

OM'IN-OUS, a. [L. ominosus.]

  1. Foreboding or presaging evil; indicating a future evil, event; inauspicious. In the heathen worship of God, a sacrifice without a heart was accounted ominous. South.
  2. Foreshowing or exhibiting signs of good. Though he had a good ominous name to have made peace, nothing followed. Bacon.

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