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ɔˈspɪʃ əsaus·pi·cious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. auspiciousadjective

    auguring favorable circumstances and good luck

    "an auspicious beginning for the campaign"


  1. auspiciousadjective

    Of good omen; indicating future success.

  2. auspiciousadjective

    Conducive to success.

    This is an auspicious day.

  3. auspiciousadjective

    Marked by success; prosperous.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Auspiciousadjective

    Etymology: from auspice.

    You are now, with happy and auspicious beginnings, forming a model of a christian charity. Thomas Sprat.

    Auspicious chief! thy race in times to come,
    Shall spread the conquests of imperial Rome. John Dryden, Æneid.

    Fortune play upon thy prosp’rous helm,
    As thy auspicious mistress! William Shakespeare, All’s well that ends well.

    I’ll deliver all,
    And promise you calm seas, auspicious gales,
    And sails expeditious. William Shakespeare, Tempest.

    A pure, an active, an auspicious flame,
    And bright as heav’n from whence the blessing came. Wentworth Dillon.

    Two battles your auspicious cause has won;
    Thy sword can perfect what it has begun;
    And, from your walls, dislodge that haughty son. Dryden.


  1. auspicious

    Auspicious refers to something that suggests a positive outcome, implies good fortune, or is likely to result in success. It is often used to describe beneficial timing or favorable conditions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Auspiciousadjective

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

  2. Auspiciousadjective

    prosperous; fortunate; as, auspicious years

  3. Auspiciousadjective

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of auspicious in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of auspicious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of auspicious in a Sentence

  1. Amit Ray:

    Every day is a good day and every moment is an auspicious moment.

  2. Amit Ray:

    Every moment is auspicious. There is always some magic in it.

  3. Kyle Buchanan:

    Warner Brothers wants to keep Bradley Cooper, who just had this incredibly auspicious directorial debut, in the fold, and if they get those Oscars, then it's bragging rights for them.

  4. Somkid Janchompoo:

    I will worship these sacred rice grains and I will give some to my relatives and neighbors, because they are considered auspicious, we worship it so that we will be blessed and will never starve.

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