Definitions for auspiciousɔˈspɪʃ əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

aus•pi•ciousɔˈspɪʃ əs(adj.)

  1. promising success; propitious; opportune; favorable:

    an auspicious occasion.

  2. favored by fortune; prosperous; fortunate.

Origin of auspicious:

1600–10; < L auspici(um)auspice+ -ous


Princeton's WordNet

  1. auspicious(adj)

    auguring favorable circumstances and good luck

    "an auspicious beginning for the campaign"


  1. auspicious(Adjective)

    Of good omen; indicating future success.

  2. auspicious(Adjective)

    Conducive to success.

    This is an auspicious day.

  3. auspicious(Adjective)

    Marked by success; prosperous.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Auspicious(adj)

    having omens or tokens of a favorable issue; giving promise of success, prosperity, or happiness; predicting good; as, an auspicious beginning

  2. Auspicious(adj)

    prosperous; fortunate; as, auspicious years

  3. Auspicious(adj)

    favoring; favorable; propitious; -- applied to persons or things

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giving hope of success

You haven't made a very auspicious start to your new job.

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