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English → English (WordNet) Definition: propitious propitious adj : presenting favorable circumstances; “propitious omens” [ant: unpropitious]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Propitious Propitious \Pro*pi"tious\, a. [L. propitius, perhaps originally a term of augury meaning, flying forward (pro) or well; cf. Skr. pat to fly, E. petition, feather.] [1913 Webster] 1. Convenient; auspicious; favorable; kind; as, a propitious season; a propitious breeze. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, kind; gracious; merciful; helpful; -- said of a person or a divinity. --Milton. [1913 Webster] And now t' assuage the force of this new flame, And make thee [Love] more propitious in my need. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Syn: Auspicious; favorable; kind. Usage: Propitious, Auspicious. Auspicious (from the ancient idea of auspices, or omens) denotes “indicative of success,” or “favored by incidental occurrences;” as, an auspicious opening; an auspicious event. Propitious denotes that which efficaciously protect us in some undertaking, speeds our exertions, and decides our success; as, propitious gales; propitious influences. [1913 Webster] -- Pro*pi"tious*ly, adv. -- Pro*pi"tious*ness, n. [1913 Webster]


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