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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fortunately, fortuitously, luckily, as luck would have it(adverb)

    by good fortune

    "fortunately the weather was good"


  1. fortunately(Adverb)

    It is (or was, etc) fortunate that.

    Fortunately, Sam's pet hamster was not dead.

  2. fortunately(Adverb)

    In a fortunate manner.

    Fortunately, Sam's pet hamster was not dead.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fortunately(adverb)

    in a fortunate manner; luckily; successfully; happily

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fortunately' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4582

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fortunately' in Adverbs Frequency: #329

How to pronounce fortunately?

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How to say fortunately in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fortunately in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fortunately in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of fortunately in a Sentence

  1. Sheriff Newell Normand:

    Fortunately, he didn't seriously injure anybody.

  2. Steve Blaylock:

    Nobody was here fortunately. Everybody was gone.

  3. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross:

    Fortunately, he's awake. He was coherent. He's OK.

  4. Ray Simard:

    Fortunately, the second-to-last bug has just been fixed.

  5. Alan Garten:

    Fortunately there was video that completely refutes that.

Images & Illustrations of fortunately

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