Sinister aspect

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sinister aspect (Astrol) an appearance of two planets happening according to the succession of the signs, as Saturn in Aries, and Mars in the same degree of Gemini.
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Usage

In literature:

The aspect presented by nature was sinister, had Richard Calmady been sufficiently at leisure to observe it in detail.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
The pale Commandant of sinister aspect, this time a naval officer, Lieut.
"The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2" by Henry Baerlein
Of one and all the aspect was sinister and doubtful.
"The Tiger Hunter" by Mayne Reid
The man's face, burnt almost as dark as that of an Indian, showed now in its most sinister aspect.
"The Keepers of the Trail" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The trouble of the night before seemed to melt away, and assume a less sinister aspect.
"The Motor Girls on Crystal Bay" by Margaret Penrose
I consider her aspect thoroughly sinister.
"A Sheaf of Corn" by Mary E. Mann
The aspect of the wolf has something sinister and terrible in its appearance, which his sanguinary and brutal disposition does not belie.
"Le Morvan, [A District of France,] Its Wild Sports, Vineyards and Forests; with Legends, Antiquities, Rural and Local Sketches" by Henri de Crignelle
His bristling hair gave him a sinister aspect.
"A Winter Amid the Ice" by Jules Verne
Soon the face of the physician, once so gentle and just, took on an aspect sinister and malign.
"A Man's Value to Society" by Newell Dwight Hillis
The storekeeper was a man of slightly sinister aspect.
"Memoirs of Life and Literature" by W. H. Mallock
Its situation is magnificent; but for that reason its aspect is more sinister.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
There was something sinister in its very aspect.
"John Ames, Native Commissioner" by Bertram Mitford
The woman's pale face has a sinister aspect.
"The Abbatial Crosier" by Eugène Sue
War had taken on a new aspect, one more sinister and menacing than the old.
"The Guns of Europe" by Joseph A. Altsheler
I do not know if it was what I knew of him, but I seemed to see something sinister in his aspect.
"The Voodoo Gold Trail" by Walter Walden
The case, as you well know, has sinister aspects.
"Whispering Walls" by Mildred A. Wirt
Yet to Pamela it had the most sinister aspect.
"The Truants" by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
It also assumes a sinister aspect, under the name of killer of sons (paidoletor), given it by Euripides.
"Zoological Mythology (Volume II)" by Angelo de Gubernatis
It was evident from various sinister aspects that something was impending.
"The Columbia River" by William Denison Lyman
The trick of the eyelids, drooping at the outer corners, lent him a calculating sinister aspect.
"The Wolf Cub" by Patrick Casey
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In news:

Sinister Aspects of Left- Handedness .
Sinister Aspects of Left-Handedness .
Britten's serenade explores the more melancholy and sinister aspects of the Night.
The most frustrating aspect of Sinister , the new ghost story from Exorcism of Emily Rose director Scott Derrickson, is how good it is.
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