Synonyms and Antonyms of fortunate

  1. 1 coming or happening by good luck especially unexpectedly <in a fortunate turn of events, the motel had one last vacancy> Synonyms fluky (also flukey), fortuitous, happy, heaven-sent, lucky, providential Related 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, profitable Near Antonyms inconvenient, inopportune, unseasonable, untimely; anticipated, expected, foreseen; deliberate, intentional, planned; inauspicious, unpromising; calamitous, catastrophic, disastrous Antonyms hapless, ill-fated, ill-starred, luckless, star-crossed, unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky

  2. 2 having good luck <rabbits' feet are seen as making the carrier of them fortunate> Synonyms lucky, happyRelated Words blessed (also blest), favored, gifted, privileged; fair, golden, promising; hotNear Antonyms cursed (also curst), disadvantagedAntonyms hapless, ill-fated, ill-starred, luckless, snakebit (or snakebitten), star-crossed, unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky

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