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Synonyms for fortuitous
fɔrˈtu ɪ təs, -ˈtyu-for·tu·itous

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fortuitous

    Synonyms:
    accidental, undesigned

    Antonyms:
    designed, purposed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. causeless, fortuitous, uncausedadjective

    having no cause or apparent cause

    "a causeless miracle"; "fortuitous encounters--strange accidents of fortune"; "we cannot regard artistic invention as...uncaused and unrelated to the times"

    Synonyms:
    causeless, reasonless, uncaused

    Antonyms:
    unfortunate, intended

  2. fortuitousadjective

    occurring by happy chance

    "profits were enhanced by a fortuitous drop in the cost of raw materials"

    Synonyms:
    uncaused, causeless

    Antonyms:
    intended, unfortunate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fortuitousadjective

    Synonyms:
    accidental, casual, contingent, incidental, happening by chance

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fortuitous":

    adventitious, accidental, incidental

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How to use fortuitous in a sentence?

  1. Carey Mulligan:

    I think it' s overdue telling this story, I think it's taken 100 years to tell this story, which seems crazy because it is the story of our basic civil rights, all these conversations that are happening about the gender pay gap and woman's rights and woman's issues are overdue as well. It all seems to be coming to a head at the same time, which is fortuitous.

  2. Cometan:

    I do not play by fortuitous means. I plan and prepare and then play my hand.

  3. Alan Keenan:

    The fact it is politically helpful to the new government - in that it weakens the chances of the Rajapaksas coming back - is also fortuitous but it shouldn't be the primary motivation.

  4. State Patrol Sgt. Bill Lowe:

    It was fortuitous that the trooper was outside and that the other troopers were inside, we had civilian dispatchers and others inside the building that were protected. Im just thankful they were there.

  5. George McBride:

    The early movers in cannabis that listed their stocks a few years ago did so at a fortuitous time and were able to raise a lot of money astronomically fast. But they grew very quickly and now sales have not matched investor expectations.


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