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Definition of Auspicious

Babylon English Dictionary

of good omen; favorable, beneficent
Auspicious Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(a.)
Prosperous; fortunate; as, auspicious years.
  
(a.)
Having omens or tokens of a favorable issue; giving promise of success, prosperity, or happiness; predicting good; as, an auspicious beginning.
  
(a.)
Favoring; favorable; propitious; -- applied to persons or things.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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auspicious
\aus*pi"cious\ (&?;), a. [see auspice.]
1. having omens or tokens of a favorable issue; giving promise of success, prosperity, or happiness; predicting good; as, an auspicious beginning. auspicious union of order and freedom.
2. prosperous; fortunate; as, auspicious years. "auspicious chief."
3. favoring; favorable; propitious; -- applied to persons or things. "thy auspicious mistress." "auspicious gales."

Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
fabhrach
Shakespeare Words
favourable; spreading happiness.
GLOSSARY OF ESOTERIC WORDS
1. Giving promise of success, prosperity, or happiness;
predicting good
2. Prosperous; fortunate
auspiciously adv -- auspiciousness n inauspicious op


eg:Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.(G.WASHINGTON)
**With favorable weather conditions, it was an auspicious moment to set sail.

EG:
The priest studied the birth stars of husband and wife, and
chose the most auspicious date for a groundbreaking
ceremony, a chilly day in April.
(Alastair Gordon, "Raj Style Takes the Silk Road to the
Suburbs," [3]New York Times, January 27, 2000)
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WordNet 2.0

Adjective
1. attended by favorable circumstances; "an auspicious beginning for the campaign"
(antonym) inauspicious, unfortunate
(similar) bright, promising
(see-also) propitious
(attribute) auspiciousness, propitiousness
2. tending to favor or bring good luck; "miracles are auspicious accidents"; "encouraging omens"; "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision"
(synonym) encouraging, favorable, favourable, lucky, prosperous
(similar) propitious
Auspicious Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Auspicious is a Latin-derived word originally pertaining to the taking of auspices by the augurs of ancient Rome. It may refer to:
  • Auspicious number in numerology
  • Eight auspicious symbols; see Ashtamangala 
  • Auspicious wedding date
  • In English discourse on aspects of Chinese culture, the word "auspicious" is a significant concept in:
    • Chinese New Year
    • Numbers in Chinese culture
    • Feng shui
    • The Song to the Auspicious Cloud, an anthem of the Republic of China

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