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sinistrous

Line breaks: sin¦is|trous
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪnɪstrəs/

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Definition of sinistrous in English:

adjective

rare
Giving the impression that something bad will happen; ominous: a sinistrous event

Origin

late 16th century: from sinister + -ous.

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