auspicious

[ɔːspˈɪʃəs], [ɔːspˈɪʃəs], [ɔː_s_p_ˈɪ_ʃ_ə_s]

Definitions of auspicious:

  1.   Having good auspices or omens of success: favorable: fortunate. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   Having omens of success, or favourable appearances; prosperous; fortunate; propitious. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   AUSPICIOUSLY. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4.   AUSPICIOUSNESS. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5.   Prosperous; lucky; fortunate; favourable. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6.   Having promise of success or happiness; favorable; fortunate; prosperous. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7.   Ominous of good; fortunate. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

Quotes for auspicious:

  1. These are hallowed moments, when every American has reason to express his gratitude to Almighty God that it has been our good fortune to witness the light of this auspicious morn. – Nelson A. Miles
  2. I have commenced my auspicious reign and am in quiet possession of the Presidential Mansion... this winter I intend to do something in the way of entertaining that shall be the admiration and talk of all Washington world. – Julia Gardiner Tyler

Usage examples for auspicious:

  1. “ A most auspicious beginning had thus been made. ” – The Critical Period of American History by John Fiske
  2. With these auspicious words he turned over the object upon his hand doubtfully. ” – The Mirror of Kong Ho by Ernest Bramah
  3. He had three guests with him on this auspicious day. ” – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  4. Timber, although not plentiful or very large, was to be had close to the spot where they proposed to erect their fort; game of all kinds swarmed in the mountains in abundance; and the lakes and rivers were well stocked with excellent fish: so that, upon the whole, they considered that they had made an auspicious commencement to their sojourn in the land of the Esquimaux. ” – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
  5. Surely no day could have been more auspicious for her coming to Dare? ” – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  6. She intended to keep me as a profound secret until the auspicious day; but her plan was really defeated by several unlucky mishaps. ” – Tales of the Toys, Told by Themselves by Frances Freeling Broderip
  7. There are two kings among them, which is auspicious for kings must be placed sometime at the top. ” – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson
  8. “ Whenthe Minister returned to the presence, the King sought of him the story of the Man whose caution slew him and he said, " Hear, O auspicious King, The Tale of the Man whose Caution Slew Him. ” – Supplemental Nights, Volume 1 by Richard F. Burton
  9. The first John Mattock was a representative of his time; he moved when the country was moving, and in the right direction, finding himself at the auspicious moment upon a line of rail. ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. Fate was truly auspicious – The Mayor's Wife by Anna Katherine Green

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