Used when referring to something undesirable, in the hope that the thing mentioned will not occur.
More example sentences
- And so - to Paris, to the old university of philosophy - absit omen!
- I note, by the way, that today is, in our terms, 9 / 11; absit omen.
Latin, literally 'may this (evil) omen be absent'.
Definition of absit omen in:
- The US English dictionary