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Is Sinisterness a word?
In this way, is Ominousness a word?
adjective. portending evil or harm; foreboding; threatening; inauspicious: an ominous bank of dark clouds. indicating the nature of a future event, for good or evil; having the significance of an omen; being a portent: Some of these events were immediately ominous, while others only later revealed themselves as such.
One may also ask, what is a sinister person? The definition of sinister is a person or thing that threatens harm or misfortune. An example of sinister is behavior like that of Hitler.
Also asked, what is the root or base word for unlucky?
Sinister comes from a Latin word meaning “on the left side, unlucky, inauspicious.” Although it is commonly used today in the sense “evil” (“a sinister cult leader”; “a sinister plot”), it may also suggest an ominous foreshadowing of some unfavorable turn of events (“a sinister omen”).
What is the best antonym for eerie?
- eerie(adj) suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious. "an eerie feeling of deja vu" Antonyms: natural, familiar.
- eerie, eery(adj) inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening. "an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods"; "an eerie midnight howl" Antonyms: familiar, natural.