Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. unlucky, unfortunate, ill-omened; unpropitious; sinister

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not favorable; unlucky; unpropitious; sinister.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Unlucky; unfortunate; inauspicious.

Etymologies

Latin infaustus; prefix in- not + faustus fortunate, lucky. (Wiktionary)

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