noun (plural fortuities)
1A chance occurrence.
- Through one of those fortuities that illumine the paths of even the dull-witted, I stumbled upon Henry George.
- The meeting of Baryshnikov and Judson was, it seems, a fortuity waiting to happen.
- Then identically situated litigants would receive different treatment based upon the fortuity of whether their case appeared before a state or federal judge.
1.1 [mass noun] The state of being controlled by chance.
- Enjoy your last full week in an oasis of fortuity.
- In a later essay in 1980, I noted the major role of fortuity in civil rights gains and why those gains tended to be fleeting even when enunciated in terms of permanence.
- Heartz's study of fortuity is particularly intriguing.
Words that rhyme with fortuityacuity, ambiguity, annuity, assiduity, congruity, contiguity, continuity, exiguity, fatuity, gratuity, ingenuity, perpetuity, perspicuity, promiscuity, suety, superfluity, tenuity, vacuity
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