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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. Herbert Westren Turnbull:

    Mathematics transfigures the fortuitous concourse of atoms into the tracery of the finger of God.

  2. Alex Gansa:

    Now that the inauguration has happened, things have gotten even more contentious between Trump and the intelligence community, which is what our whole season was about crazily enough, so some of it was fortuitous and some of it was terrifying, but it is what it is.

  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. Eric Hoffer:

    However much we talk of the inexorable laws governing the life of individuals and of societies, we remain at the bottom convinced that in human affairs everything in more or less fortuitous. We do not even believe in the inevitability of our own death. Hence the difficulty of deciphering the present, of detecting the seeds of things to come as they germinate before our eyes. We are not attuned to seeing the inevitable.

  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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