Definitions for: Auspicious

[adj] attended by favorable circumstances; "an auspicious beginning for the campaign"
[adj] tending to favor or bring good luck; "miracles are auspicious accidents"; "encouraging omens"; "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision"

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Synonyms: advantageous, bright, encouraging, favorable, favourable, fortunate, golden, hopeful, lucky, promising, prosperous, rosy

Antonyms: inauspicious, unfortunate

See Also: propitious

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