What does fortunately mean?

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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

British National Corpus

  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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  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. Charlie Duke:

    The tension in Mission Control was higher than in the spacecraft, we had communication problems and we had a computer problem that really got everyones attention. Fortunately, the problem was diagnosed and we continued down.

  2. Karen Horney:

    Fortunately, psychoanalysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself remains a very effective therapist.

  3. Trent Crump:

    Fortunately, the train went over her without causing too much injury, she is expected to survive and was also found to be in possession of what we believe is meth (methamphetamine).

  4. Gerald Lefcourt:

    We respectfully disagree with the decision, if all the evidence were put before a jury we believe a jury would find for Mrs. Cohen. Fortunately, she can choose to pursue an appeal.

  5. Nelson Merentes:

    Where are the board members?, he wounded two guards, fortunately they are stable and are currently in a clinic.

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