How to use Inauspicious in a sentence as an adjective

I think that makes a case for the inauspicious HN post not giving a great indicator of start-up success.

But they do seem to find it possible to have children in rather inauspicious circumstances while those of us further up the social food chain bite our nails and prevaricate about breeding under any circumstances other than perfect.

The trajectories of Salesforce, Oracle, and SAP all of whom had similarly inauspicious beginnings suggest that it's at least possible.

The technology sounded cool but the venue of publication seemed inauspicious.

To paraphrase Crockford, we should all thank god that JS is as good a system as it is, given the inauspicious conditions that surrounded its birth.

It was an inauspicious start, but has become the shaping force in SV. Beyond the big 3 projects listed above there was also a book about Obama's design that raised $90K, a lockpick startup that raised $85K, and a bunch of other companies that raised nice sized "seed" funding.

The Clintons are powerful now, but Bill came from rather inauspicious origins.

While looking for a resource about Unicode support, I saw promising things as well as inauspicious.

Inauspicious definitions


not auspicious; boding ill

See also: unfortunate


contrary to your interests or welfare; "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"

See also: adverse untoward


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"

See also: ominous