inauspiciously


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in·aus·pi·cious

 (ĭn′ô-spĭsh′əs)
adj.
Not favorable; not auspicious.

in′aus·pi′cious·ly adv.
in′aus·pi′cious·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.inauspiciously - in an inauspicious mannerinauspiciously - in an inauspicious manner; "he started his new job inauspiciously on Friday the 13th"
auspiciously, propitiously - in an auspicious manner; "he started his new job auspiciously on his birthday"
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Translations

inauspiciously

[ˌɪnɔːsˈpɪʃəslɪ] ADVde modo poco propicio, en condiciones desfavorables
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inauspiciously

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inauspiciously

[ˌɪnɔːsˈpɪʃəslɪ] advin modo poco propizio
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References in classic literature ?
She was in tears, and, strange as it was, in spite of the emotions he felt at the sight of these tears, he looked also at Madame de Villefort, and it appeared to him as if a slight gloomy smile had passed over her thin lips, like a meteor seen passing inauspiciously between two clouds in a stormy sky.
In one part, carcases of houses, inauspiciously begun and never finished, rotted away.
It was evident that they did not like the outlook of a voyage under such a captain and begun so inauspiciously. From time to time they stole glances at Wolf Larsen, and I could see that they were apprehensive of the man.
'So delighted,' said Mrs Merdle, 'to resume an acquaintance so inauspiciously begun at Martigny.'
Instead, President Duterte quietly and inauspiciously signed last Monday Republic Act (RA) 11260 or the General Appropriations Act (GAA) of 2019 with only his senior female police aide and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea as witnesses at his office in Malacaaang Palace.
It started inauspiciously for the winger - seeing a penalty saved by Davie Hutton's plunge to his right before missing a sitter from close range - but Sinclair kept coming back for more and got his reward.
The new year has started inauspiciously with narrow defeats against Hartlepool and Maidenhead, and Watson is hoping it is a case of third time lucky.
The former started inauspiciously, flogged for six by Moeen, but the turning ball soon began to take effect.
St Michael's batting reply started inauspiciously with the openers back in the pavilion with only 30 on the board, both playing loose shots, Brockwell for one and Reece McNay for eight.
Some time in the future, they point out, the Earth will be uninhabitable, whether due to climbing temperatures, rising seas, global nuclear war, an inauspiciously precise comet, or the inevitable transformation of our sun into a planet-swallowing red giant.
Mary's political career began inauspiciously in 1933 when she stood, unsuccessfully, in the Huddersfield West Central Ward council by-election.
Unfortunately though, because of politics and allegations of corruption, the country inauspiciously lost its track on this power development terrain.