Origin of propitious
Examples from the Web for unpropitious
The day being so unpropitious, visitors had been few and sales very slow.
He began to read Shelley but the surroundings were unpropitious.The Loom of Youth|Alec Waugh
The weather—that important auxiliary—this year was unpropitious a greater portion of the week.Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes|Sylvia Sunshine
He was sorry that fortune had been so unpropitious to him, as for him ever to have set eyes upon me!Caleb Williams|William Godwin
Our next voyage in the Romulus was unpropitious from the start.The Great White Tribe in Filipinia|Paul T. Gilbert