Absit-omen meaning

absit ōmen, äbsit ōmen
May there be no (ill) omen (in it)
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(rare) May what is said not come true. [First attested in the late 16th century.]
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Origin of absit-omen

  • L

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

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

    From Wiktionary