Antonyms of adj providential

2 of 3 senses of providential

Sense 1
heaven-sent, providential, miraculous -- (peculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention; "a heaven-sent rain saved the crops"; "a providential recovery")

INDIRECT (VIA fortunate) -> unfortunate -- (not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune; "an unfortunate turn of events"; "an unfortunate decision"; "unfortunate investments"; "an unfortunate night for all concerned")

Sense 3
providential, divine -- (resulting from divine providence; "providential care"; "a providential visitation")

INDIRECT (VIA heavenly) -> earthly -- (of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven; "earthly beings"; "believed that our earthly life is all that matters"; "earthly love"; "our earthly home")

Similarity of adj providential

3 senses of providential

Sense 1
heaven-sent, providential, miraculous -- (peculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention; "a heaven-sent rain saved the crops"; "a providential recovery")
       => fortunate (vs. unfortunate) -- (having unexpected good fortune; "other, less fortunate, children died"; "a fortunate choice")

Sense 2
providential -- (relating to or characteristic of providence; "assumption that nature operates only according to a providential plan"- M.R.Cohen)

Sense 3
providential, divine -- (resulting from divine providence; "providential care"; "a providential visitation")
       => heavenly (vs. earthly) -- (of or belonging to heaven or god)

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