|a.||1.||Not auspicious; ill-omened; unfortunate; unlucky; unfavorable.|
|Adj.||1.||inauspicious - not auspicious; boding ill|
auspicious - attended by favorable circumstances; "an auspicious beginning for the campaign"
|2.||inauspicious - contrary to your interests or welfare; "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"|
|3.||inauspicious - 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"|