Search result for

portentous

(8 entries)
(0.0095 seconds)
ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -portentous-, *portentous*, portentou
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
portentous[ADJ] สำคัญมาก, Syn. extraordinary, significant

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
portentous(พอร์เทน'เทิส) adj. เป็นลาง,ไม่เป็นมงคล,มหัศจรรย์,ทะนงตัว,วางท่าวางทาง.

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
portentous(adj) เป็นลางร้าย,เป็นลางสังหรณ์,ไม่เป็นมงคล,มหัศจรรย์

CMU English Pronouncing Dictionary
PORTENTOUS    P AO0 R T EH1 N T AH0 S

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
portentous    (j) (p oo1 t e1 n t @ s)
portentously    (a) (p oo1 t e1 n t @ s l ii)

Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Portentous \Por*tent"ous\, a. [L. portentosus.]
     1. Of the nature of a portent; containing portents;
        foreshadowing, esp. foreshadowing ill; ominous.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              For, I believe, they are portentous things. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Victories of strange and almost portentous splendor.
                                                    --Macaulay.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Hence: Monstrous; prodigious; wonderful; dreadful; as, a
        beast of portentous size. --Roscommon.
        [1913 Webster] -- {Por*tent"ous*ly}, adv. --
        {Por*tent"ous*ness}, n.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  portentous
      adj 1: of momentous or ominous significance; "such a
             portentous...monster raised all my curiosity"- Herman
             Melville; "a prodigious vision" [syn: {portentous},
             {prodigious}]
      2: ominously prophetic [syn: {fateful}, {foreboding(a)},
         {portentous}]
      3: puffed up with vanity; "a grandiloquent and boastful manner";
         "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific
         gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek [syn:
         {grandiloquent}, {overblown}, {pompous}, {pontifical},
         {portentous}]

Are you satisfied with the result?


Discussions

Go to Top