Fortunate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːrtʃənət|  American pronunciation of the word fortunate
Brit.  |ˈfɔːtʃ(ə)nət|  British pronunciation of the word fortunate

adjective

- supremely favored(syn: golden)

fortunate son

- presaging good fortune(syn: rosy)

she made a fortunate decision to go to medical school

Examples

How fortunate we were to find that restaurant!

We should try to help others who are less fortunate than ourselves.

We are fortunate in having such a nice house.

I've been fortunate to find a career that I love.

I was fortunate enough to obtain a research studentship at Stanford.

She felt fortunate in being able to please herself where she lived.

I'm fortunate that I have such an understanding wife.

We've been more fortunate than a lot of farmers.

By a fortunate coincidence, a passer-by heard her cries for help.

she made a fortunate decision to go to medical school

While you're enjoying the holidays, you should spare a thought for those who are less fortunate.

By a fortunate coincidence, we arrived at the theater at the same time.

We were fortunate enough to get a tour from a ranger when we visited Yellowstone National Park.

We should all consider the plight of the less fortunate.

Kylie feels fortunate to be in such a privileged position because of her successful TV career.

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