unpropitious

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adjective un·pro·pi·tious \ˌən-prə-ˈpi-shəs\

Definition of unpropitious

  1. :  not likely to have or produce a good result :  not favorable or advantageous :  not propitious <an unpropitious time> <Jasper could not have selected a more unpropitious moment for his cause. — Edward Bulwer-Lytton>

unpropitiously

adverb

1613

First Known Use of unpropitious

1613


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