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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


2. fortunate supremely favored

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


Similarblessed, blest

Antonymscursed, curst

3. fortunate presaging good fortune

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



Antonymsinauspicious, unfortunate

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