Ominous in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Ominous

Of or pertaining to an omen or to omens; being or exhibiting an omen; significant. | Specifically, giving indication of a coming ill; being an evil omen

Short Example Sentence for Ominous

  • 1. There came suddenly an ominous silence. 🔊
  • 2. And again his eyes lifted to the ominous overhang. 🔊
  • 3. The eyes of the count kindled with an ominous fire. 🔊
  • 4. Certain ominous preparations were made, however. 🔊
  • 5. She sprang from her bed and ran toward that ominous figure. 🔊
  • 6. His face worked, and an ominous fire burned in his eyes. 🔊
  • 7. The ominous words of Zicci were fulfilled: it was too late! 🔊
  • 8. The movement of his hand was as ominous as if he had whipped out a revolver. 🔊
  • 9. Was it ominous that she should pass away without a backward glance? 🔊
  • 10. But somehow they conveyed an ominous suggestion to her keen mind. 🔊
  • 11. Now it was a hundred feet wide, and growing with ominous speed. 🔊
  • 12. A frantic uproar greeted his words, and blades flashed in ominous manner. 🔊
  • 13. It is a sad, and a woful change; and one of ominous import for our children. 🔊
  • 14. An incident now occurred which impressed Mozart with an ominous chill. 🔊
  • 15. He said this in a tone so ominous that I could not refrain from starting. 🔊
  • 16. I witnessed this heartrending spectacle; I saw the ominous procession. 🔊
  • 17. Emmy Lou woke suddenly, the words smiting her ears with ominous import. 🔊
  • 18. The Push had watched in ominous silence the approach of the Frenchman. 🔊

How to use Ominous in Sentence?

  • 1. Then came the ominous clicking of the breeches as cartridges were thrust home. 🔊
  • 2. Everything looked dark and ominous even with the sun shining brightly overhead. 🔊
  • 3. She struggled for composure, but there was an ominous pant in her veiled voice. 🔊
  • 4. Pondering upon this ominous realization a sort of panic came near to taking hold of him. 🔊
  • 5. Not, I am sure, in any sense understood by man, but I doubt not in the ominous sense intended. 🔊
  • 6. There was something ominous in the intensity of his gaze and the meaning which he had contrived to impart to his tone. 🔊
  • 7. He had felt the weight of that ominous hand on other occasions, and its movements were ever the same. 🔊
  • 8. And all the time he was listening for the ominous crack which would be the precursor of that final sinking into the depths! 🔊
  • 9. Those who are accustomed to watch the progress of temptation, will be at no loss to guess the issue of this ominous first step. 🔊
  • 10. Even during the morning nothing came, and the silence seemed more ominous than the bad news of the early night. 🔊
  • 11. Most ominous of all is the tolerance, and sometimes the encouragement, extended to such demonstrations by schoolmasters and professors. 🔊
  • 12. With this in her mind she opened the front door and stepped into the hall, always lighted with ominous dimness. 🔊
  • 13. It struck upon the ears of the listeners with an ominous thrill, and assured them of the certainty of the irreparable loss they had sustained. 🔊
  • 14. Nothing, no matter how ominous or catastrophic, seemed capable of rousing the nation to the immensity of its emergency. 🔊
  • 15. But those ominous sounds were eloquent of mischief done, and he was not the man to run his neck into a noose for the empty pleasure of revenge. 🔊
  • 16. Leslie, following more leisurely, was moved by a great curiosity to see if he could account for that ominous creak. 🔊
  • 17. The cloud that had seemed but a cloud when she went in, was now fast descending in big ominous sprinkles that told of a heavy shower to follow. 🔊
  • 18. The man lay as still and impassive as a corpse excepting for the slow, shallow and rather irregular breathing with its ominous accompanying rattle. 🔊
  • 19. Alcoholism has no sense for frowning, ominous statistics, for it is a disease to be rationally treated, a disease to be rationally avoided. 🔊
  • 20. When Kissam elicited the fact that they had not returned from the village till nearly midnight he fell on it with ominous avidity. 🔊
  • 21. I was not yet sufficiently acquainted with Mrs Boswell to perceive any thing ominous in this change. 🔊
  • 22. The word had an ominous sound, and Gilbert felt himself grow cold as he heard his father's words. 🔊