providential

[ prov-i-den-shuhl ]
/ ˌprɒv ɪˈdɛn ʃəl /

adjective

of, relating to, or resulting from divine providence: providential care.
opportune, fortunate, or lucky: a providential event.

Origin of providential

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

Related forms

Can be confused

providential provincial
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providential

/ (ˌprɒvɪˈdɛnʃəl) /

adjective

relating to, characteristic of, or presumed to proceed from or as if from divine providence

Derived Forms

providentially, adverb
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