Sin"is*trous (?), a. [See Sinister.]

1.

Being on the left side; inclined to the left; sinistral.

"Sinistrous gravity."

Sir T. Browne.

2.

Wrong; absurd; perverse.

A knave or fool can do no harm, even by the most sinistrous and absurd choice. Bentley.

 

© Webster 1913.

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