(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Success attained as a result of chance: fortune, luck, luckiness. Idiom: good fortune (or luck). See LUCK.

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  • Fortunateness — For tu*nate*ness, n. The condition or quality of being fortunate; good luck; success; happiness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fortunateness — noun see fortunate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fortunateness — See fortunately. * * * …   Universalium

  • fortunateness — n. success, good luck …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fortunateness — for·tu·nate·ness …   English syllables

  • fortunateness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being fortunate …   Useful english dictionary

  • fortunate — adjective Date: 14th century 1. bringing some good thing not foreseen as certain ; auspicious 2. receiving some unexpected good Synonyms: see lucky • fortunateness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fortunate — fortunately, adv. fortunateness, n. /fawr cheuh nit/, adj. 1. having good fortune; receiving good from uncertain or unexpected sources; lucky: a fortunate young actor who got the lead in the play. 2. bringing or indicating good fortune; resulting …   Universalium

  • beneficence — Synonyms and related words: BOMFOG, Benthamism, Christian charity, Christian love, agape, alms, altruism, auspiciousness, benefaction, benevolence, benevolent disposition, benevolentness, benignancy, benignity, bigheartedness, brightness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • benevolence — Synonyms and related words: BOMFOG, Benthamism, Christian charity, Christian love, accommodatingness, act of grace, act of kindness, advantageousness, affability, agape, agreeableness, altruism, amiability, amity, auspiciousness, benefaction,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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