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synonyms for serendipity

  • fluke
  • happenstance
  • blessing
  • break
  • luck
  • dumb luck
  • good luck
  • happy chance
  • lucky break
  • stumbling upon
  • tripping over
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antonyms for serendipity

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  • bad fortune
  • bad luck
  • misfortune
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How to use serendipity in a sentence

They're machines for creativity, collaboration, and serendipity.
THE MATH OF NEW YORK CITY'S RECOVERYFELIX SALMONSEPTEMBER 17, 2020AXIOS
To preserve the serendipity of finding a random booth in the convention hall, exhibitors can announce, using notifications, that they are hanging out live at their virtual booths.
‘LAYER OF DATA AND EFFICIENCY’: HOW TECHCRUNCH TOOK DISRUPT VIRTUAL — AND GREW FOR ITS TENTH ANNIVERSARYMAX WILLENSSEPTEMBER 11, 2020DIGIDAY
That a Yank would come along decades later to buy the house felt like serendipity to the family.
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Studying millions of objects at a time or executing preplanned programs may be efficient, but science also thrives on serendipity, on astronomers stealing a few moments for an oddball observation or a creative idea.
SOCIAL DISTANCING FROM THE STARSEMILY LEVESQUEAUGUST 11, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
“It’s definitely an interesting story about serendipity,” says Jared Leadbetter, an environmental microbiologist at Caltech.
SCIENTISTS STUMBLED ACROSS THE FIRST KNOWN MANGANESE-FUELED BACTERIACAROLYN BEANSJULY 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
It was just six o'clock, and the public-house opposite the Serendipity shop was lighting up.
THE LURE OF OLD LONDONSOPHIE COLE
Serendipity, sėr-en-dip′i-ti, n. a love for rare old books and other articles of virtu.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
That polite trifler is fond of a word which he coined himself—'Serendipity.'
MISS CAYLEY'S ADVENTURESGRANT ALLEN
It is more than this: it is a matter of observation to any one with a moderate degree of "Serendipity."
HUMANLY SPEAKINGSAMUEL MCCHORD CROTHERS
They think of serendipity as earned, of work as bestowed, of success as deserved and reserved to the deserving.
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WORDS RELATED TO SERENDIPITY

  • accidental discovery
  • chance discovery
  • good fortune
  • luck
  • serendipity
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