Definition of Ominously

1. Adverb. In an ominous manner. "The sun darkened ominously"

Partainyms: Ominous



Definition of Ominously

1. Adverb. in an ominous manner; with sinister foreboding ¹

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Definition of Ominously

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ominously

omicrons
omics
omigod
omigosh
omikron
omikrons
omikuji
omiletical
ominate
ominated
ominates
ominating
omination
ominelite
ominous
ominously (current term)
ominousness
ominousnesses
omissible
omission
omissions
omissive
omit
omits
omittable
omittance
omittances
omitted
omitter
omitters

Literary usage of Ominously

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1. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"... sent an ominously worded message that sounded a note of hostility, the only ripple of unrest noted upon this peaceful occasion. ..."

2. A History of the Commonwealth of Florence: From the Earliest Independence of by Thomas Adolphus Trollope (1865)
"... 1355—Imperial claims and objects — Giovanni Boccaccio sent ambassador to the Pope — ominously good understanding between Pope and Emperor—Florentine ..."

3. Niphon and Pe-che-li; or, Two years in Japan and northern China by Edward Barrington De Fonblanque (1862)
"That functionary shakes his head solemnly, ominously, as if the alternative were too horrible to mention; but Captain Schott declares that if the Russian ..."

4. Reprint of the Squadron Bulletins of the North Atlantic Squadron by French Ensor Chadwick (1898)
"... Guan- tanamo harbor as a master stroke and that the three thousand Spaniards allowed the landing is ominously significant. Highland Light Mail, June 13. ..."

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