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happenstance

noun

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formal + literary something that happens by chance
  • Our meeting was pure happenstance.
  • We met each other by happenstance.

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The first known use of happenstance was in 1857

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“Happenstance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/happenstance. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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