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fortuitously

See definition of fortuitously on Dictionary.com
  • as inaccidentally
  • as inby chance
  • as inincidentally
  • as inluckily
  • as insuccessfully
  • as inunexpectedly

synonyms for fortuitously

  • unintentionally
  • unwittingly
  • by mistake
  • haphazardly
  • casually
  • remotely
  • accidentally
  • as a by-product
  • as side effect
  • by the bye
  • by the way
  • in passing
  • in related manner
  • not by design
  • obiter
  • parenthetically
  • subordinately
  • unexpectedly
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How to use fortuitously in a sentence

It is increasingly difficult to claim them as individual variations which have been preserved fortuitously.
PREHISTORIC MANW. L. H. DUCKWORTH
His real estate venture was one of the most fortuitously unlucky things he had ever heard of.
JENNIE GERHARDTTHEODORE DREISER
We have many promising varieties that have appeared more or less fortuitously here and there over the country.
NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE SECOND ANNUAL MEETINGNORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION
It was while casting about for the chief instrument that he fortuitously met Espinosa in the streets of Madrigal.
THE HISTORICAL NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENT, SECOND SERIESRAFAEL SABATINI
Mr. Thorn was personally a general favourite, but not conspicuously fit for the position which he had fortuitously attained.
OUR FIRST HALF-CENTURYGOVERNMENT OF QUEENSLAND
It is not necessary to remember all one sees, nor by imagination to represent to oneself all the things that follow fortuitously.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 2PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
Ah, and here was a rickety door, fortuitously equipped with a large knot-hole.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE, MARCH 1930VARIOUS
One thing led to another; and the acquaintance thus fortuitously begun in a railway carriage was continued in London.
THE MAGNIFICENT MONTEZHORACE WYNDHAM
If opportunities do not fortuitously occur, then the man of earnest purpose proceeds to make them for himself.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, VOL IV. NO. XX. JANUARY, 1852.VARIOUS
As he stooped before the cupboard her voice reached him, fortuitously uplifted in "The Flowers of the Forest are a' wede away."
THE JUDGEREBECCA WEST
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WORDS RELATED TO FORTUITOUSLY

  • by mistake
  • fortuitously
  • haphazardly
  • unintentionally
  • unwittingly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.