How to use Ominous in a sentence as an adjective

In an ominous sign, no Pashtun will join the "national" Afghan army.

The fact that they keep making these ominous statements is starting to seem more like a cover-your-*** strategy than an honest attempt to stop the illegal activities.

It seems both reasonable and proper that those who would prefer Dropbox to hold a stronger position on the privacy of their customers would see this as an ominous sign.

Yeah, right.\nOf course this is ominous that at the end of this month, the local elections will take place.

Whoever created it could only have been thinking of their bureau's unchecked ability to do what it wanted and not the public's perception of it because the creature, especially its eye, looks menacing, ominous, foreboding, malicious, malevolent, and borderline evil.

If any other business wanted to build such ominous structures throughout a neighborhood the barriers and costs would be enormous, and you talk about home delivery being subsidized?

It is ever present but a while lot less ominous than westerners would like to believe.

"more accurate than modern facial recognition technology""recorded digitally on the spot""encrypted and instantaneously delivered to a fortified central database center at an undisclosed location to be aggregated with other intelligence""the corporation's ties are assumed to go deeper than even documented"It sounds a bit ominous, but what does any of that even mean?

Two sentence mission statements, ominous screenshots, and cheeky feature lists only go so far --- in this case I appreciate the straightforward mission statement.

And of course they would get licensed by Russian security services - how else one could get government contracts, which in every country are not negligible source of income for many companies?Making it sound as if pretty standard business practices and realities - which apply both to such undeniably corrupt country as Russia and to the US and to many other developed countries - as a sign of some ominous secrets is a journalistic malpractice.

"The ominous monotone voiceover in the video reminded me of 9/11 conspiracy theory videos.

It's like you willingly got trolled...the post is a joke, and you knew it, but you still got bummed and made ominous assumptions about the person who penned a silly meme regurgitation.

" Adwords used to just reject the ad with ominous text "trademark violation".

Ominous definitions


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"

See also: baleful forbidding menacing minacious minatory sinister threatening


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: inauspicious