Fortunate

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Definition

fortunate: advantageous, auspicious, bright, favored; happy, lucky
adjective
unfortunate unlucky; regrettable; unhappy

fortunately: luckily, happily, thankfully
adverb
unfortunately sadly, regrettably

Examples

  • "Fortunately, however, a few fragments were spared, and I have put them in the bucket next to this letter."
  • "Fortunately for law enforcement officials, the investigation lasted less than an hour."
  • "Moira : Fortunately no casualties or damages were reported, although aftershocks were still being felt today."
  • "Fortunately for us, most of these efficiency reviews follow the same general format."
  • "Both trains derailed, but fortunately nobody was seriously injured."
  • "The rest of you will not be as fortunate."
  • "In fact, he cannot meet with you during lunch either, so don't bother asking him. Fortunately, however, Bruno does have fifteen minutes free on Friday the 11th of next month."
  • "Fortunately, however, Bruno does have fifteen minutes free on Friday, the 11th, of next month."
  • "Fortunately she felt the same way."
  • "Fortunately, I was able to locate a log marking the subject's time of arrival and departure each day for the month of August."

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