What is another word for omen?

813 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ˈə͡ʊmɛn], [ ˈə‍ʊmɛn], [ ˈəʊ_m_ɛ_n]

An omen is a sign or a warning that something important, usually unpleasant, is going to happen in the future. There are several synonyms for the word "omen" that can be used to describe similar situations. One such synonym is "portent," which is a sign or a warning that something momentous or calamitous is about to occur. Another synonym is "harbinger," which refers to a person or a thing that announces or indicates the approach of something or someone important. Additionally, the word "augury" can be used to describe the omens that are interpreted as a sign of what is going to happen in the future.

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Usage examples for Omen

That was an omen which needs no interpretation.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
To-night every omen pointed one way.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
It is an omen.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee

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