Associations to the word «Ominous»
OMINOUS, adjective. Of or pertaining to an omen or to omens; being or exhibiting an omen; significant.
OMINOUS, adjective. Specifically, giving indication of a coming ill; being an evil omen; threatening; portentous; inauspicious.
OMINOUS, adjective. Threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly".
OMINOUS, adjective. Presaging ill fortune; "ill omens"; "ill predictions"; "my words with inauspicious thunderings shook heaven"- P.B.Shelley; "a dead and ominous silence prevailed"; "a by-election at a time highly unpropitious for the Government".
The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.