Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. May it not be ominous! May the omen fail!

Etymologies

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Borrowing from Latin absit omen (literally "may omen be absent") ("may what is said not come true")

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  • "May this not be an evil omen"

    March 1, 2008