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Meaning of FORTUITY

Pronunciation:  for'tooitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  anything that happens by chance without an apparent cause
 

FORTUITY is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: accident, chance event
 
 See Also: break, coincidence, good luck, hap, happening, happenstance, happy chance, lottery, natural event, occurrence

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\For*tu"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. fortuit['e].]
Accident; chance; casualty. --D. Forbes (1750).

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accident, accidentality, actuarial calculation, adventitiousness, adventure, break, casualness, casualty, chance, chance hit, contingency, contingent, destiny, fate, fluke, flukiness, fortuitousness, fortune, freak accident, gamble, good fortune, good luck, hap, happening, happenstance, happy chance, hazard, heedless hap, how they fall, indeterminacy, indeterminateness, law of averages, long odds, long shot, lot, luck, lucky shot, moira, opportunity, principle of indeterminacy, probability, problematicness, random sample, risk, run of luck, serendipity, statistical probability, the breaks, theory of probability, uncertainty, uncertainty principle, whatever comes
 

 

 

 

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