What does providential mean?

Definitions for providentialˌprɒv ɪˈdɛn ʃəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word providential.

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.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of providential in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of providential in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dante Jimenez:

    It's not only coincidental, but it's providential.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    From the dawn of this country, at every stage, America has enjoyed God's providential blessing, over and over again, when we faced impossible odds, the American people rose to the challenge. You know, compared to that, repealing Obamacare and abolishing the IRS ain't all that tough.

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