Propitious means something that is favorable or good.(adjective)
An example of propitious is the good weather before an athletic event.
The definition of propitious is someone that is helpful or generous.(adjective)
An example of propitious is a wealthy donor at a charity auction.
See propitious in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME propicius < OFr < L propitius, favorable < pro-, before, forward + petere, to seek, desire, rush at: see feather
See propitious in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English propicius
Origin: , from Old French propicieux
Origin: , from Latin propitius; see pet- in Indo-European roots.
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