Definitions for providentialˌprɒv ɪˈdɛn ʃəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heaven-sent, providential, miraculous(adj)

    peculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention

    "a heaven-sent rain saved the crops"; "a providential recovery"

  2. providential(adj)

    relating to or characteristic of providence

    "assumption that nature operates only according to a providential plan"- M.R.Cohen

  3. providential, divine(adj)

    resulting from divine providence

    "providential care"; "a providential visitation"


  1. providential(Adjective)

    Fortunate as if occurring as a gift from a deity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Providential(adj)

    effected by, or referable to, divine direction or superintendence; as, the providential contrivance of thing; a providential escape

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. providentiel.]

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