Definitions for propitiousprəˈpɪʃ əs

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. propitious(adj)

    presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs of success

    "propitious omens"; "propitious gales speeded us along"; "a propitious alignment of planets for space exploration"

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  1. propitious(Adjective)

    Favorable; benevolent (e.g. propitious weather)

  2. propitious(Adjective)

    Favorably disposed towards someone.

  3. propitious(Adjective)


  4. propitious(Adjective)

    Characteristic of a good omen: auspicious.

  5. Origin: From propicius, from

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Propitious(adj)

    convenient; auspicious; favorable; kind; as, a propitious season; a propitious breeze

  2. Propitious(adj)

    hence, kind; gracious; merciful; helpful; -- said of a person or a divinity

Translations for propitious

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  • avantageux, favorable, de bonne augure, propiceFrench
  • gunstig, onder een goed gesternte, voordeligDutch
  • благоприятныйRussian

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