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noun as in chance

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For most people, their making it involves no luck, no fortuity, no assistance from barely visible yet ever-present forces.

But if the circumstance was a mere fortuity, the way the GOP used Ground Zero to its benefit was very much a matter of design.

It all rested on the fortuity of her getting five minutes alone with him.

His succession to the throne was rather a fortuity than the result of hereditary claim.

But such a chance, such an absolute and actual fortuity, is a chimera which never occurs in nature.

In the Bible there is no fortuity: a great secret was hidden here.

Let us change the situation then, but let us change it thoroughly, and so that its fortuity becomes powerless, and a law!


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fortuity, such as: accident, blessing, fluke, fortuitousness, fortune, and happenstance.

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