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fortuitous (adjective), more fortuitous, most fortuitous
1. Descriptive of the phenomena or events which come to pass by unpredictability rather than in accordance with intelligent design or law: It was most fortuitous that Mr. Charles missed his train and arrived at the dock too late to sail on the Titanic which sank in the ocean.
2. Referring to something that happens unexpectedly with a lucky outcome: Glancing towards the gutter, Ethel noticed a ring glittering in the rain water; it was a fortuitous find and she was able to receive a substantial reward for returning it to the person who owned it.
Happening by chance or accident.
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An unintended or unexpected meeting.
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A surprise and not planned meeting.
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This entry is located in the following units: fortu-, fortun- (page 1) -ous, -ious, -eous (page 9)
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fortuitous (fohr TOO i tuhs, fohr TYOO i tuhs) (adjective)
Relating to something happening by chance: His fortuitous arrival at the scene saved our lives.
fortunate (FOHR chuh nit) (adjective)
Describing a person who receives and enjoys some unexpected good; lucky: Keith and Jaime were fortunate that they got home before the storm hit their neighborhood.

Joseph was fortunate that the unforeseen but fortuitous closing of the museum meant that he could go to the baseball game instead.

Word Entries at Get Words: “fortuitous
A reference to an event that happens accidentally by luck or chance rather than being planned or expected. (3)