meaning of auspicious

auspicious meaning in General Dictionary

Having omens or tokens of a great concern offering vow of success prosperity or pleasure forecasting good as an auspicious beginning

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  • auguring positive conditions and good-luck
  • Having omens or tokens of a favorable problem; giving vow of success, prosperity, or delight; predicting good; since, an auspicious beginning.
  • Prosperous; fortunate; as, auspicious many years.
  • Favoring; positive; propitious; -- put on persons or things.

auspicious meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1590s, "of good omen" (suggested in auspiciously), from Latin auspicium "divination by watching the journey of wild birds," from auspex (genitive auspicis) + -ous. Relevant: Auspiciously; auspiciousness.


auspicious meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Having omens or tokens of a great concern; giving promise of success, success, or pleasure; forecasting good; since, an auspicious start.

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  • (a.) Prosperous; fortunate; because, auspicious many years.
  • (a.) Favoring; positive; propitious; -- put on people or things.

Sentence Examples with the word auspicious

He said there was an auspicious beginning.

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