Simple Definition of inauspicious
: not showing or suggesting that future success is likely : not auspicious
Full Definition of inauspicious
: not auspicious <an inauspicious start>
Examples of inauspicious in a sentence
Despite its inauspicious beginnings, the company eventually became very profitable.
<this many problems so early in the project is a most inauspicious sign>
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