absit omen

may the presentiment not become real or take place

Nearby words

  1. absently,
  2. absentminded,
  3. absidia,
  4. absinthe,
  5. absinthism,
  6. absolute,
  7. absolute accommodation,
  8. absolute alcohol,
  9. absolute altitude,
  10. absolute ceiling

Word Origin for absit omen

literally: may the (evil) omen be absent

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Word Origin and History for absit omen

absit omen

Latin, literally "may this omen be absent."

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