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providential (adj.)

1610s, "pertaining to foresight" (implied in providentially); 1640s as "pertaining to divine providence," from Latin providentia "foresight, precaution, foreknowledge" (see providence) + -al (1). Meaning "by divine interposition, effected by the providence of God" is recorded from 1719. Related: Providentially.

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Definitions of providential from WordNet

providential (adj.)
peculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention;
a providential recovery
Synonyms: heaven-sent / miraculous
providential (adj.)
relating to or characteristic of providence; "assumption that nature operates only according to a providential plan"- M.R.Cohen;
providential (adj.)
resulting from divine providence;
a providential visitation
providential care
Synonyms: divine
From wordnet.princeton.edu