Definition of Auspicious

1. Adjective. Auguring favorable circumstances and good luck. "An auspicious beginning for the campaign"

Attributes: Auspiciousness, Propitiousness
Similar to: Bright, Hopeful, Promising, Fortunate, Rosy
Also: Propitious
Derivative terms: Auspiciousness
Antonyms: Inauspicious



Definition of Auspicious

1. a. Having omens or tokens of a favorable issue; giving promise of success, prosperity, or happiness; predicting good; as, an auspicious beginning.

Definition of Auspicious

1. Adjective. Of good omen; indicating future success. ¹

2. Adjective. Conducive to success. ¹

3. Adjective. Marked by success; prosperous. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Auspicious

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Auspicious

ausforms
auslander
auslanders
auslaut
auslauts
auslese
ausonium
auspex
auspicate
auspicated
auspicates
auspicating
auspice
auspices
auspicial
auspicious (current term)
auspiciously
auspiciousness
aussage test
austausch
austausch coefficient
austemper
austempered
austempering
austempers
austenite
austenites
austenitic
austenitic manganese steel
austenitic steel

Literary usage of Auspicious

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1. The Friend of Peace by Noah Worcester, Massachusetts Peace Society (1827)
"auspicious Occurrences. Many of the orators however ascended the rostrum and assured the people that the tidings was true. " Well then," said Pho- cion, ..."

2. History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America by Henry Wilson (1877)
"Though they could tu be accurately weighed and fully estimated, thoughtful a:;J - seeing friends of the Union could not fail to see that thcy*<* auspicious ..."

3. The Works of President Edwards ...: With a Memoir of His Life by Jonathan Edwards, David Brainerd (1830)
"auspicious opening. —Opposed by its enemies; and injured by its friends. ... So auspicious indeed was the opening of this memorable work of God, ..."

4. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order with Copious Illustrations by George Crabb (1887)
"... ¡t Sea to ike understanding more than in auspicious the imagination: foreboding li« altogether in the imagination. Things are said to betoken, ..."

5. Lun-hêng by Chʻung Wang, Alfred Forke (1907)
"auspicious Portents (Chi-yen). Whenever men are predestinated for something grand by Heaven, auspicious portents are seen on Earth. ..."

6. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell (1826)
"... And beauty smile auspicious in each face; To ease their pains exert your milder power, So shall you guiltless reign, and all mankind adore. ..."

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