fortuity

[fawr-too-i-tee, -tyoo-]
noun, plural fortuities for 2, 3.
1.
the state or quality of being fortuitous; fortuitous character.
2.
an accidental occurrence.
3.
an instance of great luck or good fortune.

Origin:
1740–50; fortuit(ous) + -y3

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fortuity (fɔːˈtjuːɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  a chance or accidental occurrence
2.  fortuitousness
3.  chance or accident

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fortuity
1747, from fortuitous + -ity.
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Example sentences
The occurrence of the breach of duty on one's own premises is a mere fortuity.
Here, the prior knowledge provision essentially makes fortuity a condition of coverage.
The fortuity that the building later burned down, and created an exigent health hazard, does not serve to expand his rights.
The fortuity of a motor vehicle infraction gave police an opportunity to efficiently and expeditiously perform the task.
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