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Not favorable; not auspicious.

in′aus·pi′cious·ly adv.
in′aus·pi′cious·ness n.
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Noun1.inauspiciousness - the quality of suggesting an unsuccessful result
unfavorableness, unfavourableness - the quality of not being encouraging or indicative of success
auspiciousness, propitiousness - the favorable quality of strongly indicating a successful result
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There is something you can do to avoid the inauspiciousness that comes with being in conflict with the Tai Suey.
Xiang then gathered together the records of signs, omens, and strange happenings from ancient times through the Spring and Autumn and Six Kingdom eras, traced the conduct and affairs [of the relevant personages], commented on their auspiciousness and inauspiciousness, indicated the results of divinations, and categorized each entry to compose a Commentary to the Five Phases of the Great Plan in eleven fascicles, which he submitted to the throne.
Yet for all of the inauspiciousness of these beginnings, privilege seemed to be Lukin's birthright.
In contrast, Siyyid Muhammad the Astrologer says: 'any great man who has seen them [the comets] has said that they are the symbol of the inauspiciousness [...].
Interestingly, when you get in an elevator in a Chinese hotel, you will find yourself on the 15th floor once you have passed the 13th, due to the inauspiciousness of the number 14.
They embody the transformative relationship between sterility (inauspiciousness) and fecundity (auspiciousness).
For instance, Hogan asserts that the motif of inauspiciousness in Ardhangini is really a coded reference to caste untouchability.