ill-boding

adjective
ill-bod·​ing | \ ˈil-ˈbō-diŋ How to pronounce ill-boding (audio) \

Definition of ill-boding

: boding evil : inauspicious

First Known Use of ill-boding

1591, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ill-boding was in 1591

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“Ill-boding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ill-boding. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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