(click/touch triangles for details)
Definitionfavorable (circumstances suggesting good things to come)
- For some time, I am doubtful of Miss Shepherd's feelings, but, at length, Fate being propitious, we meet at the dancing-school.Chapters 16-18 (86% in)
- He was like one under the propitious influence of a charm, from the moment of his being usefully employed; and if there were a happy man in the world, that Saturday night, it was the grateful creature who thought my aunt the most wonderful woman in existence, and me the most wonderful young man.Chapters 34-36 (84% in)
There are no more uses of "propitious" in David Copperfield.
Typical Usage (best examples)