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 Dictionary entry overview: What does providentially mean? 

  The adverb PROVIDENTIALLY has 3 senses:

1. in a fortunately providential manner
2. in a providential manner; as determined by providence
3. in a prudent manner

  Familiarity information: PROVIDENTIALLY used as an adverb is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1providentially [BACK TO TOP]


In a fortunately providential manner

Context example:

providentially the weather remained good


providential (peculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention)

Sense 2providentially [BACK TO TOP]


In a providential manner; as determined by providence

Context example:

his providentially destined role


providential (relating to or characteristic of providence)

Sense 3providentially [BACK TO TOP]


In a prudent manner


prudently; providentially

Context example:

I had allotted my own bedroom for necking, prudently removing both the bed and the key, and taken both myself and my typewriter into my son's bedroom.

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