Portentous



[pawr-ten-tuh s, pohr-] /pɔrˈtɛn təs, poʊr-/

adjective
1.
of the nature of a ; momentous.
2.
ominously significant or indicative:
a portentous defeat.
3.
marvelous; amazing; prodigious.
/pɔːˈtɛntəs/
adjective
1.
of momentous or ominous significance
2.
miraculous, amazing, or awe-inspiring; prodigious
3.
self-important or pompous
adj.

1540s, from Latin portentosus “monstrous, marvelous, threatening,” from portentem “portent” (see portend). Related: Portentously.

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