Definition Of siniste


giving the impression that something harmful or evil is happening or will happen.

there was something sinister about that murmuring voice

of, on, or toward the left-hand side (in a coat of arms, from the bearer's point of view, i.e., the right as it is depicted).

Each coat of arms has a right and left (i.e. dexter and sinister ) heraldic side, as observed by the person carrying the shield.

Example Of siniste

  • A look back at his work would reveal a persistent obsession with pain, suffering and the sinisterly hypnotic potential of martyrdom to provoke and inspire.

  • A quick Google search reveals that several conspiracy web sites allege sinister motivations behind this conference.

  • Bound in the flayed skin of 100 saints and penned with the blood of virgins, this sinister and forbidden occult text is an item of incredible power.

  • Children across Bradford will be enjoying spooky shenanigans for Halloween tonight but police are urging that everyone takes care to make sure nothing more sinister happens.

  • Credit card fraud attracts sinister people who use the money to fund criminal activity such as terrorism.

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