Simple Definition of fortunate
: having good luck : enjoying good fortune
: coming or happening because of good luck
Full Definition of fortunate
1 : bringing some good thing not foreseen as certain : auspicious
2 : receiving some unexpected good
Examples of fortunate in a sentence
How fortunate we were to find that restaurant!
We should try to help others who are less fortunate than ourselves.
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