Definition of Fortuitousness

1. Noun. The quality of happening accidentally and by lucky chance.

Generic synonyms: Precariousness, Uncertainness, Uncertainty
Derivative terms: Fortuitous, Fortuitous



Definition of Fortuitousness

1. Noun. The quality of being fortuitous ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fortuitousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fortuitousness

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fortuitousness (current term)
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Literary usage of Fortuitousness

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1. The Bible of Nature: Five Lectures Delivered Before Lake Forest College on by John Arthur Thomson (1908)
"A Common Error as to fortuitousness.—Many have recoiled from a theory of evolution which seemed to rely so much on happy chances and on the occasionally apt ..."

2. Living Bayonets: A Record of the Last Push by Coningsby Dawson (1919)
"As Whitcomb Riley says in complete acceptance of human fortuitousness, "No child knows when it goes to sleep." XXVI PARIS January 13, 1918 ABOUT an hour ago ..."

3. Living Bayonets: A Record of the Last Push by Coningsby Dawson (1919)
"As Whitcomb Riley says in complete acceptance of human fortuitousness, "No child knows when it goes to sleep." XXVI PARIS January 13, 1918 ABOUT an hour ago ..."

4. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1845)
"... and determinate regularity in the heavenly bodies than in ourselves ; but more of fortuitousness and inconstant irregularity among these mortal things. ..."

5. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Thomas Birch (1837)
"... and determinate regularity in the heavenly bodies than in ourselves ; but more of fortuitousness and inconstant irregularity among these mortal thing? ..."

6. A Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church by Philip Schaff, Henry Wace (1895)
"... and determinate Regularity in the Heavenly Bodies than in ourselves; but more of fortuitousness and inconstant Regularity among these mortal things. ..."

7. The Alternative: A Study in Psychology by Edmund R. Clay (1882)
"The property of excluding a presumption of fortuitousness is not confined to considerable natural serial regularity : it belongs also to another species of ..."

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