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How to Pronounce sinister?

Correct pronunciation for the word "sinister" is [sˈɪnɪstə], [sˈɪnɪstə], [s_ˈɪ_n_ɪ_s_t_ə].

"Sinister" in context

Sinister is a term that is used to describe something that is evil or cruel. It often carries negative connotations and can cause immediate fear or anxiety. The term is commonly used to describe someone or something that possesses mysterious or suspicious motives. Sinister implies a hidden or unknown danger or threat looming about. Sinister can often identify certain people or situations as malevolent or dangerous. It is a term that is associated with fear, danger, and darkness and is often used in the media and literature to describe villains and other sources of terror.

What are similar-sounding words for sinister?

Usage over time for sinister:

This graph shows how "sinister" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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