fortuitous

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fortuītus.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /fɔːˈtjuːɪtəs/, /fɔːˈtʃuːɪtəs/

AdjectiveEdit

fortuitous (comparative more fortuitous, superlative most fortuitous)

  1. Happening by chance; coincidental, accidental.
  2. Happening by a lucky chance; lucky or fortunate.
  3. (law) Happening independently of human will.

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