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  1. fortunatelyadverb

    Synonyms:
    auspiciously, mercifully, happily, thankfully, luckily

  2. fortunatelyadverb

    In a fortunate manner.

    Fortunately, Sam's pet hamster was not dead.

    Synonyms:
    auspiciously, thankfully, happily, luckily, mercifully

Princeton's WordNet2.3 / 4 votes

  1. fortunately, fortuitously, luckily, as luck would have itadverb

    by good fortune

    "fortunately the weather was good"

    Synonyms:
    luckily, as luck would have it, fortuitously

    Antonyms:
    unluckily, regrettably, alas, unfortunately

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  1. List of paraphrases for "fortunately":

    luckily, thankfully, happily, mercifully, lucky, hopefully, merrily, happy, fortunate

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How to use fortunately in a sentence?

  1. Dario Franceschini:

    The earthquake in Florence fortunately did not damage the government’s cultural assets, but it has made the need to approve this project even more urgent. A masterpiece like David must not be left to any risk.

  2. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio:

    A rape is an act of violence. It's a horrifying thing that happens. And fortunately, the number of abortions in this country that are due to rape are very small, less than 1% of the cases in the world. But they happen. And they're horrifying. And they're tragic. And I recognize that, i also recognize that because of the existence of over-the-counter morning after, not to mention medical treatment that's now available immediately after the assault, that should be widely available to victims, we can bring that number down to zero.

  3. Allan Ervin:

    As a police officer, the first thing you think of is the preservation of life, and fortunately, we were able to do that, we know the risks we take when we go out there. You just have to react and use your best judgment.

  4. Susan Lucci:

    I got really lucky because I married somebody who is smart and handsome, and he’s very confident and he has a great sense of humor, and, fortunately, he’s not only been supportive, which is a lovely word. He’s been with me, really with me hands-on and right there. He’s really been a rock, and I got lucky because how could I know all that going in? I was 22.

  5. Mitch McConnell:

    The anti-religious bigotry needs to stop. It is an embarrassment to those who propagate it. Fortunately, it will not stop the Senate from voting to confirm this outstanding nominee in just a few days.


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