What is another word for fortuitously?

Pronunciation: [fɔːtjˈuːɪtəsli] (IPA)

Fortuitously is a synonym for luckily or by chance. Other synonyms for fortuitously are coincidentally, unexpectedly, serendipitously, and haphazardly. When someone experiences a positive outcome that was unplanned, they can say that it was fortuitous. For example, a person who found money on the street unexpectedly can say that they were fortuitous. Similarly, if a job seeker bumps into their dream employer while running errands, they can say that meeting was fortuitous. In general, fortuitously implies a sense of serendipity and good fortune for something that wasn't necessarily expected to happen.

What are the hypernyms for Fortuitously?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for fortuitously?

Fortuitously refers to an event happening by chance or luck. Antonyms of fortuitously include inevitable, predetermined, planned, deliberate, calculated, clockwise, systematically, and deliberately. Inevitable suggests that an event is bound to happen, whereas predetermined means that it has been decided beforehand. When something is planned, it implies that it has been thought out and organized, and deliberate suggests it was done intentionally. Calculated is often used when talking about risks and chances, whereas clockwise and systematically suggest a methodical approach. Deliberately refers to something that was done with a specific purpose, often the opposite of fortuitously. Knowing the antonyms of fortuitously can help you better describe events that were intentionally planned or expected.

What are the antonyms for Fortuitously?

Usage examples for Fortuitously

She looked up and saw Jernington coming down the path, wiping his pale forehead with a silk handkerchief in which various colors seemed fortuitously combined.
"The Way of Ambition"
Robert Hichens
He recalled that after the wreck had been cleared up, Mrs. Tresslyn had a paltry twenty-five thousand a year on which to maintain the house that, fortuitously, had been in her name at the time of the smash.
"From the Housetops"
George Barr McCutcheon
The late Mr. R. M. Phillips, of Christ's, used to tell the writer that he it was who fortuitously founded light blue on this occasion.
W. B. Woodgate Commentator: Harvey Mason

Related words: fortuitousness, fortuituousness, fortuitousnesses, fortuitousnesses

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