Definition of Fortunately

1. Adverb. By good fortune. "Fortunately the weather was good"




Definition of Fortunately

1. adv. In a fortunate manner; luckily; successfully; happily.

Definition of Fortunately

1. Adverb. In a fortunate manner. ¹

2. Adverb. It is (or was, etc) fortunate that. ¹

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Definition of Fortunately

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fortunately

fortress
fortressed
fortresses
fortressing
fortresslike
forts
fortuit
fortuities
fortuitism
fortuitous
fortuitously
fortuitousness
fortuituous
fortuity
fortunate
fortunately (current term)
fortunateness
fortunatenesses
fortunates
fortune
fortune-teller
fortune-tellers
fortune-telling
fortune cookie
fortune cookies
fortune favors the bold
fortune favors the brave
fortune favours the bold
fortune favours the brave
fortune hunter

Literary usage of Fortunately

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"fortunately, the fatigue and exposure of west highland travel as it was in those days had tried Keats's strength too much, and brought ' on a throat trouble ..."

2. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies by James Boswell (1791)
"might have kept away much longer, nay, gone to Scotland without feeing him again, had not we fortunately met and been reconciled. ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1831)
"... without cultivation and without inhabitants, the consequences might not have been so fatal to who had been fortunately engaged in the service of ValenĀ«. ..."

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