auspiciousness

[ aw-spish-uh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF auspiciousness
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By acting thus, O auspicious and sinless girl, thou wilt surely attain to auspiciousness!

How He has manifested by the splendid loftiness of His nature the auspiciousness to be expected of (his auspicious figure)!

Such was the auspiciousness of this find that the Trojans forthwith erected an altar to Juno, i.e., Cuno?

Hence the auspiciousness of their presence at betrothals, marriages, feasts of all sorts, and even funerals.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "of good omen" (implied in auspiciously), from Latin auspicium "divination by observing the flight of birds," from auspex (genitive auspicis) + -ous.

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