Part of speech:
Inspiring or giving hope
Occurring or done at an opportune time:
(Obs.) Appropriate; suitable
Worth doing or achieving; advisable:
The definition of welcome is someone or something that is pleasant, invited or permitted.
Affording advantage; favorable or beneficial.
Boding well; favorable; auspicious
(Law) For one's own benefit
The definition of helpful is someone or something that is useful, that provides assistance or aid, or that is prone to providing aid.
Showing promise of success, excellence, etc.
Displaying suitable or promising qualities
Explicitly or openly expressed or laid down:
Showing approbation or approval
Paying or containing a compliment; expressing courtesy, respect, admiration, or praise
Disposed to be kindly, friendly, or sympathetic.
Pleasing, either to the mind or senses; pleasant; grateful.
The definition of pleasant is someone or something that is agreeable, enjoyable or likable.
Presenting favorable circumstances or showing signs of a favorable outcome; propitious:
(Med.) Doing little or no harm; not malignant; specif., not cancerous
Giving courage, hope, or confidence
Condescendingly courteous; indulgent:
Gentle; tractable; easily governed.
Suited or right for a particular purpose:
The definition of partial is something that is incomplete or part of a whole, or to describe something for which you have a liking.
Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
Appearing likely to succeed; promising.
Having or showing opposition; adverse:
Not friendly or kind
Not to one's taste; unpleasant; offensive
good, timely, advantageous
good, timely, advantageous
(Law) When referring to a clause in a testament: a sentence of secret character inserted by the testator alone, of which he reserves the knowledge to himself, with a condition that no will he may make thereafter shall be valid, unless this clause is inserted word for word; – a precaution to guard against later wills extorted by violence, or obtained by suggestion.
Causing or capable of causing harm; injurious.
Causing damage or harm; injurious.
Yielding profit; advantageous:
The definition of salutary is something that is good or that is beneficial to your health.
Having a beneficial use; serviceable:
Typical of or suitable for the season or the time of year:
Occurring at a suitable or opportune time; well-timed.
To one's liking
Exhibiting courtesy and politeness:
Receiving preferences, as in tariffs
Occurring at a fitting or advantageous time
Having almost or exactly the same qualities, characteristics, etc.; similar; equal
Having a promising future; seemingly assured of success:
The definition of lucky is someone who has good fortune, something that brings good fortune, or something that results from good fortune and chance.
Injuring or likely to cause injury; harmful
Producing benefit; beneficial.
- Propitious is now usually applied to a circumstance or a time that appears favorable for doing or beginning something a propitious moment
- Auspicious refers to something regarded as a good omen of some undertaking he made an auspicious debut
- Favorable applies to that which is distinctly helpful or advantageous in gaining an end a favorable climate for citrus fruits
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