One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his success depended on entirely fortuitous events’
chance, unexpected, unanticipated, unpredictable, unforeseen, unlooked-for, serendipitous, casual, incidental, coincidental, haphazard, random, accidental, inadvertent, unintentional, unintended, unplanned, unpremeditated
2‘United were saved by a fortuitous penalty’
lucky, fortunate, providential, advantageous, timely, opportune, serendipitous, expedient, heaven-sent, auspicious, propitious, felicitous, convenient, apt
British informal jammy
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