providential

[prov-i-den-shuhl]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or resulting from divine providence: providential care.
2.
opportune, fortunate, or lucky: a providential event.

Origin:
1640–50; < Latin prōvidenti(a) providence + -al1

providentially, adverb
nonprovidential, adjective
nonprovidentially, adverb
unprovidential, adjective
unprovidentially, adverb

providential, provincial.


2. happy.
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providential (ˌprɒvɪˈdɛnʃəl)
 
adj
relating to, characteristic of, or presumed to proceed from or as if from divine providence
 
provi'dentially
 
adv

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Example sentences
Its setting between harbor and sky feels providential.
But stepping back from this unhappy scene reveals the providential paradox.
At one time showed her safety to a providential change in the wind.
Even as he was dying at age seventy-six, he had trouble accepting the collapse
  of a political order he considered providential.
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