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1. Of or resulting from divine providence.
2. Happening as if through divine intervention; opportune. See Synonyms at fortunate.
(Ecclesiastical Terms) relating to, characteristic of, or presumed to proceed from or as if from divine providence
prov•i•den•tial(ˌprɒv ɪˈdɛn ʃəl)
1. of, pertaining to, or resulting from divine providence.
2. opportune, fortunate, or lucky: a providential event.
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|Adj.||1.||providential - peculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention; "a heaven-sent rain saved the crops"; "a providential recovery"|
fortunate - having unexpected good fortune; "other, less fortunate, children died"; "a fortunate choice"
|2.||providential - relating to or characteristic of providence; "assumption that nature operates only according to a providential plan"- M.R.Cohen|
|3.||providential - resulting from divine providence; "providential care"; "a providential visitation"|
heavenly - of or belonging to heaven or god