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Definition of Fortunate

Fortunate

  1. Coming by good luck or favorable chance; bringing some good thing not foreseen as certain; presaging happiness; auspicious; as, a fortunate event; a fortunate concurrence of circumstances; a fortunate investment.
  2. Receiving same unforeseen or unexpected good, or some good which was not dependent on one's own skill or efforts; favored with good forune; lucky.

Fortunate Quotations

Rather than ignore those who choose to publish their opinions without actually talking to me, I am happy to dispel any rumors or misconceptions and am quite proud to say that I am a very content gay man living my life to the fullest and feel most fortunate to be working with wonderful people in the business I love.
Neil Patrick Harris

Some people are born with very little; some are fortunate enough to have it all. When I grew up, we didn't have much. I had to hustle to get what I wanted... but I had that hunger for more. I didn't always make the right choices, but I learned from my mistakes.
Curtis Jackson

As a graduate student I studied mathematics fairly broadly, and I was fortunate enough, besides developing the idea which led to 'Non-Cooperative Games,' also to make a nice discovery relating to manifolds and real algebraic varieties.
John Forbes Nash, Jr.

We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.
Pierre Corneille

There are people who have never been taught anything, and know everything, have never been anywhere, and understand everything, have never given a moment's thought to anything, and comprehend everything. 'Blessed hands' is the name bestowed on these fortunate beings. The world envies, honours and respects them.
Sholom Aleichem
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Fortunate Translations

fortunate in Afrikaans is gelukkig
fortunate in Danish is lykkelig
fortunate in Dutch is gelukkig
fortunate in Finnish is onnellinen
fortunate in French is heureux
fortunate in Latin is fortunatus, fortunatus, felix felicis, beatus
fortunate in Norwegian is heldig
fortunate in Portuguese is feliz, afortunado
fortunate in Spanish is afortunado
fortunate in Swedish is lycklig, tursam
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