- The favorable quality of strongly indicating a successful result.
propitious + -ness
Variant of propitious
- favorably inclined or disposed; gracious: the propitious gods
- boding well; favorable; auspicious: a propitious omen
- that favors or furthers; advantageous: propitious winds
Origin of propitiousMiddle English propicius ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin propitius, favorable ; from pro-, before, forward + petere, to seek, desire, rush at: see feather