fortunate Son Dear Son: You are almost frighteningly prudent for a new college graduate.
If America is fortunate, the economy will continue to improve, while the 2016 campaign will focus on what ails the country.
“We just shake our heads sometimes and say how fortunate we are, because we have two good jobs,” says Sausaman, who is 49.
If only all of my surviving veteran buddies were as fortunate, postwar.
It was a fortunate thing he didn't, and instead recommended one of the forgotten marvels of 20th-century travel literature.
How pleasant the surprise had we been so fortunate as to meet him!
fortunate indeed is the disillusion which does not come too late.
Antoine de la Salle is one of the most fortunate of authors.
Malcolm and I agreed that it was fortunate we had repaired our canoe.
The depredator who is fortunate enough to escape the former, is seldom able to elude the latter.
late 14c., from Latin fortunatus "prospered, prosperous; lucky, happy," past participle of fortunare "to make prosperous," from fortuna (see fortune). Fortunate Islands "mythical abode of the blessed dead, in the Western Ocean," early 15c., translates Latin Fortunatae Insulae.