Omened O"mened, a. Attended by, or containing, an omen or omens; as, happy-omened day; an ill-omened venture. [1913 Webster +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Omened — Omen O men, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Omened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Omening}.] To divine or to foreshow by signs or portents; to have omens or premonitions regarding; to predict; to augur; as, to omen ill of an enterprise. [1913 Webster] The yet unknown… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -omened — o|mened «OH muhnd», adjective. preceded by or attended with omens. omened, combining form. containing a omen: »Ill omened = containing an ill omen …   Useful english dictionary

  • omened — adjective Attended by, or containing, an omen or omens; as, happy omened day …   Wiktionary

  • omened — oˈmened adjective Affording or attended by omens, esp as combining form, as in ill omened • • • Main Entry: ↑omen …   Useful english dictionary

  • omened — o·men || əʊmen n. sign of that which is to come (good or evil); portent v. predict; presage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Ill-omened — Ill o mened, a. Having unlucky omens; inauspicious. See Note under {Ill}, adv. Syn: ill fated, ill starred, unlucky. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ill-omened — index dire, disastrous, ominous, regrettable, unfavorable, unpropitious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • ill-omened — adjective literary likely to bring a lot of problems or suffering in the future: an ill omened business venture …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ill-omened — [il′ō′mənd] adj. having bad omens; ill fated; inauspicious …   English World dictionary

  • ill-omened — /il oh meuhnd/, adj. having or attended by bad omens; ill starred. [1675 85] * * * …   Universalium

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