It was an inauspicious beginning to what is now a remarkable career.
She is a beauty and possesses lovely charms, but no more; she has inauspicious marks, the foretokens of ruin and ill luck.
Mildly and not unjustly Roger calls this "an inauspicious question."
When they had deliberated to this effect,4 they went to the king, and said falsely to him, “She has inauspicious marks.”
For tears and cries are the inauspicious signs by which children show what they love and hate.
He looked across the gentle slope at the angle of the inauspicious room.
This was an inauspicious commencement of an active and anxious career.
On ordinary occasions, brothers should not be shaved on the same day, as this would be inauspicious.
It was a dashing victory, gallantly won after an inauspicious start.
This inauspicious juncture was said to have been foretold by an old woman who had derived her information from an angel.