propitious

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman and Old French propicius, from Latin propitius (favorable, well-disposed, kind).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɹoʊˈpɪʃəs/
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  • Hyphenation: pro‧pi‧tious

Adjective[edit]

propitious (comparative more propitious, superlative most propitious)

  1. Favorable; benevolent.
    propitious weather
  2. (archaic) Favorably disposed towards someone.
  3. Advantageous.
  4. Characteristic of a good omen; auspicious.
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