- providential (adj.)
- 1610s, "pertaining to foresifght" (implied in providentially); 1640s as "pertaining to divine providence," from Latin providentia (see providence) + -al (1). Meaning "by divine interposition" is recorded from 1719.
- 1. He explained the yellow fever epidemic as a providential act to discourage urban growth.
- 2. The pistols were loaded so our escape is indeed providential.
- 3. It'struck her as providential that she should be the instrument of his initiation.
- 4. This was providential rest and shelter until the moon rose.
- 5. Providential: This disposition of likelihood and individual is concerned.
- 天意: 这个可能和个人的性格有关.
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