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[ fawr-chuh-nit ]SEE DEFINITION OF fortunately

Synonyms for fortunately

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Antonyms for fortunately

  • sadly
  • unfortunately
  • unhappily
  • unluckily
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORTUNATELY

Fortunately, there was just then a flood of evening sunshine in the air.

Fortunately the corn was not generally housed, and much of that was saved.

For the turning of the matter in our favour we have fortunately some notable examples.

Fortunately, Mr. Brunton called, and he assisted to while away the time.

These dogs, fortunately for me, were in the cabin at the time I approached it.

Fortunately, there are arts that cannot be cut off from the people by bad performances.

Fortunately for us all, Mrs. Gaskell was able to explain who she was, and she has just gone to her home.

John Shakespeare had, fortunately, nothing to pay for the education of his sons.

Fortunately, not many of the tribesmen at this point were armed with rifles.

She fortunately caught them, but then the handkerchiefs began to fly.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from fortunate + -ly (2).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FORTUNATELY

favorably

adverbopportunely, advantageously
  • auspiciously
  • conveniently
  • fortunately
  • happily
  • profitably
  • prosperously
  • satisfyingly
  • successfully
  • swimmingly
  • to one's advantage
  • well
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.