Definitions for providentialˌprɒv ɪˈdɛn ʃəl
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word providential
heaven-sent, providential, miraculous(adj)
peculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention
"a heaven-sent rain saved the crops"; "a providential recovery"
relating to or characteristic of providence
"assumption that nature operates only according to a providential plan"- M.R.Cohen
resulting from divine providence
"providential care"; "a providential visitation"
Fortunate as if occurring as a gift from a deity.
effected by, or referable to, divine direction or superintendence; as, the providential contrivance of thing; a providential escape
Origin: [Cf. F. providentiel.]
Translations for providential
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for providential »
Find a translation for the providential definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these providential definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"providential." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 25 Apr. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/providential>.