Providential meaning

prŏvĭ-dĕnshəl
Happening as if through divine intervention; opportune.
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Of, by, or as if decreed by divine providence.
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Pertaining to divine providence. [from 17th c.]
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The definition of providential is to seem to come from a divine power.

An example of something providential is choosing the right horse when betting your last $20 at a racetrack; providential bet.

An example of something providential is circumstances leading you to buy your first house when everything seemed to be going against you; providential purchase.

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Of or resulting from divine providence.
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Fortunate, as if occurring through the intervention of Providence; lucky. [from 18th c.]
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Origin of providential

  • From Latin prōvidentia (“providence") +"Ž -al.

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