Absit Omen Definition

absit ōmen, äbsit ōmen
May there be no (ill) omen (in it)
Webster's New World
(rare) May what is said not come true. [First attested in the late 16th century.]

Origin of Absit Omen

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

    From Wiktionary

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    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

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