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Ominous
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Ominous as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

26 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 122 answers for the crossword clue 'Ominous', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Ominous a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Ominous as an answer itself some 94 times.

Ominous is a single word clue made up of 7 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Monday, 22 November 2021 with the answer being FATEFUL, but the most popular answer for this clue is SINISTER.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • 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"
  • 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"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Ominous'.

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Crossword Answers

3 Letters

BAD SURINDER SOBTI
Nonstandard; "so-called bad grammar"

ILL
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"

4 Letters

DARK SURINDER SOBTI
An unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"

DIRE
Causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"

DOUR SURINDER SOBTI
Stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"

EVIL SURINDER SOBTI
Morally objectionable behavior

GRIM SURINDER SOBTI
Shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen"

UGLY SURINDER SOBTI
Morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar"

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BLACK SURINDER SOBTI
(board games) the darker pieces

GRAVE
A place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone); "he put flowers on his mother's grave"

NASTY SURINDER SOBTI
Characterized by obscenity; "had a filthy mouth"; "foul language"; "smutty jokes"

SCARY SURINDER SOBTI
Provoking fear terror; "a scary movie"; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"

TOUGH SURINDER SOBTI
Someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing

TOUGH SURINDER SOBTI
Someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing

WEIRD SURINDER SOBTI
Strikingly odd or unusual; "some trick of the moonlight; some weird effect of shadow"- Bram Stoker

6 Letters

BODING
A feeling of evil to come; "a steadily escalating sense of foreboding"; "the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case"

CREEPY SURINDER SOBTI
Causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin; "a creepy story"; "I had a creepy-crawly feeling"

DEADLY SURINDER SOBTI
(of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect

DEADLY SURINDER SOBTI
(of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect

DISMAL SURINDER SOBTI
Causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"

DOOMED SURINDER SOBTI
People who are destined to die soon; "the agony of the doomed was in his voice"

GLOOMY SURINDER SOBTI
Filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"

MALIGN SURINDER SOBTI
Evil or harmful in nature or influence; "prompted by malign motives"; "believed in witches and malign spirits"; "gave him a malign look"; "a malign lesion"

ODIOUS SURINDER SOBTI
Unequivocally detestable; "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke

SPOOKY SURINDER SOBTI
Unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)

7 Letters

AUGURAL SURINDER SOBTI

BALEFUL
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"

BANEFUL SURINDER SOBTI
Exceedingly harmful

BIZZARE SURINDER SOBTI

CLOUDED SURINDER SOBTI
Mentally disordered; "a mind clouded by sorrow"

CRUCIAL SURINDER SOBTI
Of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; "a crucial moment in his career"; "a crucial election"; "a crucial issue for women"

CRUCIAL SURINDER SOBTI
Of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; "a crucial moment in his career"; "a crucial election"; "a crucial issue for women"

DIREFUL SURINDER SOBTI
Causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"

DOOMFUL SURINDER SOBTI

FATEFUL
Ominously prophetic

FEARFUL SURINDER SOBTI
Timid by nature or revealing timidity; "timorous little mouse"; "in a timorous tone"; "cast fearful glances at the large dog"

HOSTILE SURINDER SOBTI
Not belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally; "hostile naval and air forces"

HURTFUL SURINDER SOBTI
Harmful to living things; "deleterious chemical additives"

LOOMING SURINDER SOBTI

LOURING SURINDER SOBTI

MALEFIC SURINDER SOBTI
Having or exerting a malignant influence; "malevolent stars"; "a malefic force"

MALEFIC SURINDER SOBTI
Having or exerting a malignant influence; "malevolent stars"; "a malefic force"

PENDING SURINDER SOBTI
Awaiting conclusion or confirmation; "business still pending"

UNLUCKY SURINDER SOBTI
Marked by or promising bad fortune; "their business venture was doomed from the start"; "an ill-fated business venture"; "an ill-starred romance"; "the unlucky prisoner was again put in irons"- W.H.Prescott

VERYBAD SURINDER SOBTI

WARNING SURINDER SOBTI
Notification of something, usually in advance; "they gave little warning of their arrival"; "she had only had four days' warning before leaving Berlin"

8 Letters

ALARMING
Frightening because of an awareness of danger

DAUNTING SURINDER SOBTI
Discouraging through fear

HAUNTING SURINDER SOBTI
Continually recurring to the mind; "haunting memories"; "the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty"- Claudia Cassidy

HOPELESS SURINDER SOBTI
Certain to fail; "the situation is hopeless"

HORRIBLE SURINDER SOBTI
Provoking horror; "an atrocious automobile accident"; "a frightful crime of decapitation"; "an alarming, even horrifying, picture"; "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound"

ILLFATED SURINDER SOBTI

IMMINENT SURINDER SOBTI
Close in time; about to occur; "retribution is at hand"; "some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand"; "in imminent danger"; "his impending retirement"

IMMINENT SURINDER SOBTI
Close in time; about to occur; "retribution is at hand"; "some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand"; "in imminent danger"; "his impending retirement"

IMPOSING SURINDER SOBTI
Used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person; "his distinguished bearing"; "the monarch's imposing presence"; "she reigned in magisterial beauty"

LOWERING SURINDER SOBTI
The act of causing something to move to a lower level

LOWERING SURINDER SOBTI
The act of causing something to move to a lower level

MENACING
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"

MINATORY
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"

ORACULAR SURINDER SOBTI
Resembling an oracle in obscurity of thought; "the oracular sayings of Victorian poets"; "so enigmatic that priests might have to clarify it"; "an enigmatic smile"

ORACULAR SURINDER SOBTI
Resembling an oracle in obscurity of thought; "the oracular sayings of Victorian poets"; "so enigmatic that priests might have to clarify it"; "an enigmatic smile"

PERILOUS SURINDER SOBTI
Fraught with danger; "dangerous waters"; "a parlous journey on stormy seas"; "a perilous voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat"; "the precarious life of an undersea diver"; "dangerous surgery followed by a touch-and-go recovery"

REPLLENT SURINDER SOBTI

SHOCKING SURINDER SOBTI
Glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism; "lurid details of the accident"

SINISTER
On or starting from the wearer's left; "bar sinister"

TERRIBLE SURINDER SOBTI
Exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"

UNTIMELY SURINDER SOBTI
Badly timed; "an ill-timed intervention"; "you think my intrusion unseasonable"; "an untimely remark"; "it was the wrong moment for a joke"

UNTOWARD SURINDER SOBTI
Not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society; "was buried with indecent haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"

9 Letters

ABHORRENT SURINDER SOBTI
Offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"

DANGEROUS SURINDER SOBTI
Causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"

FRIGHTFUL SURINDER SOBTI
Extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact; "in a frightful hurry"; "spent a frightful amount of money"

ILLBODING SURINDER SOBTI

ILLOMENED SURINDER SOBTI

IMPENDING SURINDER SOBTI
Close in time; about to occur; "retribution is at hand"; "some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand"; "in imminent danger"; "his impending retirement"

INJURIOUS SURINDER SOBTI
Harmful to living things; "deleterious chemical additives"

MINACIOUS
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"

MONSTROUS SURINDER SOBTI
Abnormally large

OFFENSIVE SURINDER SOBTI
Morally offensive; "an unsavory reputation"; "an unsavory scandal"

OFFENSIVE SURINDER SOBTI
Morally offensive; "an unsavory reputation"; "an unsavory scandal"

PRESAGING SURINDER SOBTI

PRESCIENT SURINDER SOBTI
Perceiving the significance of events before they occur; "extraordinarily prescient memoranda on the probable course of postwar relations"-R.H.Rovere

PROPHETIC SURINDER SOBTI
Foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention; "prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic"

PROPHETIC SURINDER SOBTI
Foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention; "prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic"

REPULSIVE SURINDER SOBTI
Possessing the ability to repel; "a repulsive force"

TENEBROUS SURINDER SOBTI
Dark and gloomy; "a tenebrous cave"

10 Letters

CAUTIONARY SURINDER SOBTI
Warding off; "the swastika...a very ancient prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples"- Victor Schultze

EXHIBITIVE SURINDER SOBTI

EXHIBITIVE SURINDER SOBTI

FORBIDDING
An official prohibition or edict against something

FOREBODING
An unfavorable omen

IMPRESSIVE SURINDER SOBTI
Producing a strong effect; "gave an impressive performance as Othello"; "a telling gesture"

IMPRESSIVE SURINDER SOBTI
Producing a strong effect; "gave an impressive performance as Othello"; "a telling gesture"

INDICATIVE SURINDER SOBTI
A mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact

MALEFICENT SURINDER SOBTI
Harmful or evil in intent or effect

OFFPUTTING SURINDER SOBTI

PORTENTOUS
Ominously prophetic

PRECURSIVE SURINDER SOBTI

SUGGESTIVE SURINDER SOBTI
(usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing clearly; "actions indicative of fear"

UNFRIENDLY SURINDER SOBTI
Not easy to understand or use; "user-unfriendly"

UNPLEASANT SURINDER SOBTI
Disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings ; "an unpleasant personality"; "unpleasant repercussions"; "unpleasant odors"

UNPLEASANT SURINDER SOBTI
Disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings ; "an unpleasant personality"; "unpleasant repercussions"; "unpleasant odors"

11 Letters

APOCALYPTIC SURINDER SOBTI
Prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom

APPROACHING SURINDER SOBTI
The act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"

FORTHCOMING SURINDER SOBTI
Available when required or as promised; "federal funds were not forthcoming"

FRIGHTENING SURINDER SOBTI
The act of inspiring with fear

INOPPORTUNE SURINDER SOBTI
Not opportune; "arrived at a most inopportune hour"; "an inopportune visit"

OVERHANGING SURINDER SOBTI

PREMONITORY SURINDER SOBTI
Warning of future misfortune

SIGNIFICANT SURINDER SOBTI
Too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicating a systematic relation; "the interaction effect is significant at the .01 level"; "no significant difference was found"

THREATENING
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"

TREACHEROUS SURINDER SOBTI
Tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans; "Punic faith"; "the perfidious Judas"; "the fiercest and most treacherous of foes"; "treacherous intrigues"

UNFORTUNATE SURINDER SOBTI
A person who suffers misfortune

UNPROMISING SURINDER SOBTI
Unlikely to bring about favorable results or enjoyment; "faced an unpromising task"; "music for unpromising combinations of instruments"

12 Letters

DISAGREEABLE SURINDER SOBTI
Not agreeing with your tastes or expectations; "found the task disagreeable and decided to abandon it"; "a job temperamentally unsympathetic to him"

DISCOURAGING SURINDER SOBTI
Expressing disapproval

INAUSPICIOUS
Not auspicious; boding ill

INHOSPITABLE SURINDER SOBTI
Unfavorable to life or growth; "the barren inhospitable desert"; "inhospitable mountain areas"

INTIMIDATING SURINDER SOBTI
Discouraging through fear

INTIMIDATORY SURINDER SOBTI

UNFAVOURABLE SURINDER SOBTI
Not favorable; "made an unfavorable impression"; "unfavorable reviews"

UNPROPITIOUS SURINDER SOBTI
Not propitious

14 Letters

UNAPPROACHABLE SURINDER SOBTI
Inaccessibly located or situated; "an unapproachable chalet high in the mountains"; "an unreachable canyon"; "the unreachable stars"

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