Meaning of propitious

pro•pi•tious

Pronunciation: (pru-pish'us), [key]
— adj.
  1. presenting favorable conditions; favorable: propitious weather.
  2. indicative of favor; auspicious: propitious omens.
  3. favorably inclined; disposed to bestow favors or forgive: propitious gods.
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