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English adjective: fortunate

1. fortunate having unexpected good fortune


SamplesOther, less fortunate, children died.
A fortunate choice.


Similarbetter off, felicitous, fortuitous, good, happy, heaven-sent, lucky, miraculous, providential, well, well-off


See alsolucky, privileged, successful


Antonymsunfortunate

2. fortunate supremely favored


SamplesGolden lads and girls all must / like chimney sweepers come to dust.


Synonymsgolden


Similarblessed, blest


Antonymscursed, curst

3. fortunate presaging good fortune


SamplesShe made a fortunate decision to go to medical school.
Rosy predictions.


Synonymsrosy


Similarauspicious


Antonymsinauspicious, unfortunate









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