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adjective as in unfavorable


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Example Sentences

The moment is all the more propitious given the weakness of rivals like Party City and the large drugstore chains.

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This country was so cold and sterile and unpropitious that winter predominated, and it was difficult to support life.

His mind was harassed by unpropitious dreams, and in his weariness his pursuers came upon him unawares.

Perhaps this is only figurative, as in the case of the unpropitious forest-deities.

The varieties which are growing there seem to be rather better adapted to withstand the unpropitious surroundings.

During the succeeding years, Detroit was again one of the points towards which an unpropitious fate pointed a finger.

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On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unpropitious, such as: adverse, antagonistic, contrary, ill, inauspicious, and ominous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.