What does propitious mean?

Definitions for propitiousprəˈpɪʃ əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"


  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 Dictionary

  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of propitious in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of propitious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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