providence

Part of speech: noun

The care exercised by the Supreme Being over the universe; also, a providential event or circumstance.

Part of speech: noun

Hence, the Deity.

Part of speech: noun

The exercise of foresight.

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Usage examples "providence":

  1. But if she doesn't, I shall say there is nothing in fate, or Providence either. - "Their Silver Wedding Journey", William Dean Howells.
  2. But Providence was only laughing at me. - "The Jervaise Comedy", J. D. Beresford.
  3. You seem to go upon the supposition that our circumstances are determined by Providence. - "Miss Ellis's Mission", Mary P. Wells Smith.