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auspiciousness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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.  --Macaulay. 
 
  2.  Prosperous;  fortunate;  as  auspicious  years.  ``Auspicious 
  chief.''  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  Favoring;  favorable;  propitious;  --  applied  to  persons  or 
  things  ``Thy  auspicious  mistress.''  --Shak.  ``Auspicious 
  gales.''  --Pope. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Propitious}.  --  {Aus*pi"cious*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Aus*pi"cious*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  auspiciousness 
  n  :  the  favorable  quality  of  strongly  indicating  a  successful 
  result  [syn:  {propitiousness}]  [ant:  {inauspiciousness}, 
  {inauspiciousness}] 




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