Example sentences for: inauspicious

How can you use “inauspicious” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Incredibly, from such inauspicious beginnings the so-called “26 of July Movement” grew into a serious guerrilla army, aided in no small part by local peasants who were promised land reform.

  • One inauspicious sign: Clinton had to call Chinese President Jiang Zemin a second time to request an invitation for his emissaries, after Jiang did not return his first call.

  • President Jefferson’s choice of governor for the Territory of Orleans seemed, to say the least, inauspicious.

  • Asking whether the report of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission "has deepened the divisions it was intended to close or whether it will provide a necessary catharsis," the Financial Times of London said Thursday that, "at first glance, the omens are inauspicious."

  • The inauspicious landing of NASA's Mars Polar Lander leads at the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times . The failure of NASA's probe to transmit a signal confirming that it had touched down safely on the surface of Mars Friday afternoon has flight-operation engineers scurrying to make contact.


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