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PROPITIOUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does propitious mean? 

PROPITIOUS (adjective)
  The adjective PROPITIOUS has 1 sense:

1. presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs or success

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


 Dictionary entry details 


PROPITIOUS (adjective)


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Meaning:

Presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs or success

Context examples:

propitious omens / propitious gales speeded us along / a propitious alignment of planets for space exploration

Similar:

favorable; favourable; golden; lucky; prosperous (favoring or bringing good luck)

gracious (disposed to bestow favors)

Also:

auspicious (auguring favorable circumstances and good luck)

favorable; favourable ((of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate)

Attribute:

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

Antonym:

unpropitious (not propitious)


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