presenting favorable conditions; favorable: propitious weather.
indicative of favor; auspicious: propitious omens.
favorably inclined; disposed to bestow favors or forgive: propitious gods.
Origin: 1400–50; late Middle English propicius Related forms
< Latin propitius
favorably inclined, propitious, probably equivalent to pro- pro-1
combining form of petere
to head for, resort to, solicit + -ius
adj. suffix; see -ous