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AUSPICIOUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does auspicious mean? 

AUSPICIOUS (adjective)
  The adjective AUSPICIOUS has 1 sense:

1. auguring favorable circumstances and good luck

  Familiarity information: AUSPICIOUS used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AUSPICIOUS (adjective)


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Meaning:

Auguring favorable circumstances and good luck

Context example:

an auspicious beginning for the campaign

Similar:

bright; promising (full or promise)

fortunate; hopeful; rosy (presaging good fortune)

Also:

propitious (presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs or success)

Attribute:

auspiciousness; propitiousness (the favorable quality of strongly indicating a successful result)

Antonym:

inauspicious (not auspicious; boding ill)


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