Synonyms for auspicious

Grammar : Adj
Spell : aw-spish-uh s
Phonetic Transcription : ɔˈspɪʃ əs

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Définition of auspicious

Origin :
  • 1590s, "of good omen" (implied in auspiciously), from Latin auspicium "divination by observing the flight of birds," from auspex (genitive auspicis) + -ous.
  • adj encouraging; favorable
Example sentences :
  • Certainly it was not an auspicious beginning for Scottie Macdougal.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • We have begun it under circumstances of the most auspicious nature.
  • Extract from : « Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia » by Various
  • Most of them were dressed for the auspicious occasion when I arrived on the scene.
  • Extract from : « Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore » by Pauline Lester
  • I find myself even now on this auspicious midnight writing with your words.
  • Extract from : « Erik Dorn » by Ben Hecht
  • Their coming is auspicious, and I am happy to be of service to them.
  • Extract from : « The Buddha » by Paul Carus
  • We arrived in sight of our future home, under most auspicious circumstances.
  • Extract from : « Old Rail Fence Corners » by Various
  • Surely these days are not auspicious ones for marriages, and surely better will come.
  • Extract from : « The Lion's Brood » by Duffield Osborne
  • It was a most auspicious moment; they found him in a delirium of joy.
  • Extract from : « Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) » by James Athearn Jones
  • Would that kiss have been given if Fate had been auspicious?
  • Extract from : « The Patrician » by John Galsworthy
  • Jean would not hide his talent in a napkin on so auspicious an occasion as this.
  • Extract from : « The Golden Dog » by William Kirby

Antonyms for auspicious

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