(1) Other than failing to get a goal, I couldn’t ask for anything more.” From Lambert’s perspective there was an element of misfortune about the first and third goals, with Willian benefitting from handy ricochets on both occasions.
(2) Penises do no harm, they just sometimes have the misfortune to be attached to people who do.
(3) Recent changes at Bicêtre, the historic French institution, exemplify an old paradox in the care of the elderly: improvements which benefit part of a society can mean more misfortunes for others.
(4) The bluefin tuna, which has been endangered for several years and has the misfortune to be prized by Japanese sushi lovers, has suffered a catastrophic decline in stocks in the Northern Pacific Ocean, of more than 96%, according to research published on Wednesday.
(5) Last July Swatis might have been forgiven for thinking their misfortune was over.
(6) And it left him more conscious than he might have been of the random way in which misfortune can knock lives off course.
(7) Taking pleasure at the misfortune of rivals is an instinct baked deeply into the character of many journalists.
(8) There was an element of misfortune from our point of view about both but it would have been easy to think things weren’t going our way so I’m really pleased with the way we responded.
(9) That’s something which I personally added to a situation that I had experienced, because it seemed to me that one could easily die of one’s misfortunes and the things that depress, deflate one.
(10) Liz Truss now has the misfortune to inherit the operational disaster that is the direct result of these continued budget reductions and wild swings in government policy.
(11) I am satisfied with what I saw, especially after we had this misfortune to concede an own goal in the first couple of minutes.
(12) He smiled warmly on his dustjackets, as a very wealthy, very successful author should, but admitted that he was "preoccupied with death, disease and misfortune".
(13) She was objecting to people who used society as an excuse for ignoring their own responsibilities, as when they complain that society shouldn't allow a particular misfortune, while doing nothing to make things better.
(14) The emergence of such a disturbing trend is just one example of the many ways that the grim economic times are impacting on demand for care services – in this instance, with innocent children apparently being blamed for family misfortunes.
(15) It was conjectured that subjects in the positive condition were annoyed by the disabled person's display of "normal" characteristics, whereas in the negative condition they sympathetically accepted the disabled person's inadequacies as befitting a victim of severe misfortune.
(16) To lose one cabinet minister, Jacqui Smith, may be regarded as a misfortune.
(17) It has even called in Buddhist monks to conduct religious rites to get rid of misfortune, hoping to dispel staff anxieties.
(18) Adding insult to injury, we have to deal with what feels like the entire country blaming us for our misfortune.
(19) Lesions of the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee are very frequent misfortune and the results of their suture being insufficient yet, made us to explore the possibility to replace the damaged ligament with the fascia lata as an autologous transplant.
(20) Knowledge of how these societies try to prevent and cure illness and misfortune would be a preliminary condition for public health programs.
(a.) Of or pertaining to an omen or to omens; being or exhibiting an omen; significant; portentous; -- formerly used both in a favorable and unfavorable sense; now chiefly in the latter; foreboding or foreshowing evil; inauspicious; as, an ominous dread.
(1) Indeed, his reaction to the nationwide citizens' revolt reveals ominous parallels with another autocratic leader who has recently found himself in a tight spot: Vladimir Putin.
(2) As with other malignant salivary gland tumors, advanced stage and pain as a presenting symptom were ominous findings.
(3) We reached the following conclusions: The incidence of operative phrenic nerve injury in infants undergoing lateral thoracotomy, particularly for Blalock-Taussig shunt, is higher than generally appreciated; plication is a safe procedure as performed by either an abdominal or thoracic approach; failure to achieve extubation within a week of plication is an ominous prognostic sign; mortality in patients with eventration in the presence of major associated conditions may be high despite plication.
(4) A decrease of the activities of all dehydrogenases examined appeared to be prognostically ominous, correlating with a score of 7 or higher.
(5) In our report we document that myelofibrosis associated with breast cancer is not an ominous sign.
(6) In a comment likely to be seen as ominous at the White House, Comey said the inquiry was “very complex and there is no way for me to give you a timetable as to when it will be done”.
(7) Ominous fetal heart rate patterns were less common in hypertensive women without these risk factors; still the significant differences in comparison with normotensive women remained.
(8) The presence of liquid neutral fat without an intra-articular fracture is an ominous sign of a significant soft tissue injury.
(9) The tracings were scored blindly according to severity of abnormal patterns, and the infants were grouped into ominous, intermediate, and normal scores.
(10) The point made here is that loss of biodiversity should be as ominous for microbiologists and biotechnologists as it is to conservationists.
(11) In 1997, the Miami Fusion entered the league and ominously played in the old home of the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers (a converted high school stadium).
(12) Starting small, with oddly tweaked vocal samples and ominous-sounding piano, the first half is brilliantly brooding, to the point where the first chorus of “I love these streets but they weren’t meant for me to walk” arrives at the 45-second mark just as all the music drops away completely.
(13) It’s a seismic moment for the industry and particularly the big European manufacturers who have done a lot of work on diesel: technologically, they have they made the wrong bet.” Some analysts believe fears of brand damage in Europe are overstated but Bailey says: “In the US it’s very different: VW have killed their diesel market and it has left them in a very difficult position.” For British manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover, the timing of VW’s woes was ominous, as it unveiled two new diesels in America.
(14) The finding of involvement of para-aortic lymph nodes in patients with adenocarcinoma of the prostate has been considered so ominous that further therapy has often only been palliative.
(15) It is ominous because it suggests that the monitors will not be given free access as was hoped.
(16) Both clear-cut benign and transitional sebaceous neoplasms should also be recognized as having the potential to undergo an ominous clinical regrowth upon subtotal excision and a complete squamous transformation.
(17) She writes: It used to be that evil finance plots at least had the dignity to be conducted in back rooms, with much mustache-twirling and fondling of watch fobs as well as hearty, if ominous laughs.
(18) Even more ominous is the fragmentation of the global news agenda, and with it public opinion, into clear propaganda blocs.
(19) Having done battle with the Walkie-Scorchie "fryscraper" by Rafael Viñoly – who, somewhat ominously, is also responsible for the Battersea power station masterplan – at least London should be ready for whatever Gehry decides to throw at it.
(20) But I think the signs from here on are more ominous for Cameron.