bad omen


bad omen
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  • Bad Omen — Devilish  Pour Devilish, l ancien groupe de musique ayant donné naissance à Tokio Hotel, voir Tokio Hotel. Devilish Éditeur Sage s Creation Développeur Genki Date de sortie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bad omen — ominous sign, inauspicious indication, discouraging premonition …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Omen — For other uses, see Omen (disambiguation). Examples of omens from the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493): natural phenomena and unnatural births. An omen (also called portent or presage) is a phenomenon that is believed to foretell the future, often… …   Wikipedia

  • omen — UK [ˈəʊmən] / US [ˈoʊmən] noun [countable] Word forms omen : singular omen plural omens a sign that you believe shows whether good or bad things will happen in the future I hope the sunshine is an omen of what s to come. bad/good omen: He was… …   English dictionary

  • omen — o|men [ˈəumən US ˈou ] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Lati] a sign of what will happen in the future ▪ The car won t start. Do you think it s an omen? a good/bad/ill omen ▪ The mist seemed like a bad omen and Sara s heart sank a little. omen of ▪ He will… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • omen — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ good ▪ bad, evil, ill ▪ They took the storm as a bad omen. VERB + OMEN ▪ take sth as …   Collocations dictionary

  • omen — o|men [ oumən ] noun count a sign that you believe shows whether good or bad things will happen in the future: I hope the rainbow is an omen of what s to come. bad/good omen: He was convinced that seeing the black cat was a bad omen …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • omen — [ˈəʊmən] noun [C] something that shows whether good or bad things will happen in the future He was convinced that losing his bag was a bad omen.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Bad Medicine Lake — Infobox lake lake name = Bad Medicine Lake image lake = caption lake = image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location = Becker County, Minnesota coords = type = inflow = outflow = catchment = basin countries = United States length =… …   Wikipedia

  • Omen (ancient Rome) — In the religions of ancient Rome, an omen, plural omina, was a sign intimating the future, considered less important to the community than a prodigium but of great importance to the person who heard or saw it.[1] Omens could be good or bad.… …   Wikipedia

  • omen — /oh meuhn/, n. 1. anything perceived or happening that is believed to portend a good or evil event or circumstance in the future; portent. 2. a prognostic. 3. prophetic significance; presage: a bird of ill omen. v.t. 4. to be an omen of; portend …   Universalium