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fortuitous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of fortuitous

  1. 1 coming or happening by good luck especially unexpectedly <your arrival just before the thunderstorm was fortuitous> Synonyms fluky (also flukey), fortunate, happy, heaven-sent, lucky, providentialRelated Words convenient, opportune, seasonable, timely; unexpected, unforeseen, unlooked-for; accidental, chance, coincidental, serendipitous; auspicious, bright, encouraging, fair, heartening, hopeful, promising, propitious; benign, favorable, golden, good, halcyon; advantageous, beneficial, profitableNear Antonyms inconvenient, inopportune, unseasonable, untimely; anticipated, expected, foreseen; deliberate, intentional, planned; inauspicious, unpromising; calamitous, catastrophic, disastrousAntonyms hapless, ill-fated, ill-starred, luckless, star-crossed, unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky

  2. 2 happening by chance <firmly believes that the creation of the universe was something other than just the fortuitous coming together of particles of matter> Synonyms casual, chance, fluky (also flukey), accidental, inadvertent, incidental, unintended, unintentional, unplanned, unpremeditated, unwittingRelated Words coincidental; freak, odd; aimless, arbitrary, desultory, haphazard, random; uncertain, unexpected, unforeseeable, unforeseen; coerced, forced, involuntary; unconscious, unpromptedNear Antonyms certain, destined, expected, fixed, foreordained, foreseeable, foreseen, inevitable, predestined, predetermined, predictable, preordained, prescribed, sure; conscious, freewill, knowing, unforced, voluntary, volunteer, willful (or wilful)Antonyms calculated, deliberate, intended, intentional, planned, premeditated, premeditative, prepense, set





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