Definition of Fortunates
1. fortunate [n] - See also: fortunate
Lexicographical Neighbors of Fortunates
Literary usage of Fortunates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Civilian's South India: Some Places and People in Madras by " "Civilian (1921)
"The sides of this rock are very steep, but the top of it is more or less flat, and upon this top those fortunates who have obtained leave, or those still ..."
2. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1906)
"... but counterfeiting breeziness and gayety, hailing with chummy familiarity, which is not always welcomed, the more-fortunates who are still in place and ..."
3. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1919)
"a mirror for those fortunates who appear in it to gaze upon and see how their personality looks when reflected. Upon this book many interesting conclusions ..."
4. Catalogue by Toronto Mechanics' Institute Library (1910)
"Why are poverty, misery, and their attendant circumstances deemed absolute conditions of human life from which only a few fortunates may ever escape? ..."
5. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1883)
"Joseph Priestley was one of these fortunates. " I was born," he says, " of a happy disposition." And so this man, through a life of struggle and tempest ..."