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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Fortuitous(0.00940 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Fortuitous.
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adj 1: having no cause or apparent cause; “a causeless miracle”;
“fortuitous encounters--strange accidents of fortune”;
“we cannot regard artistic invention as...uncaused and
unrelated to the times” [syn: causeless, uncaused]
2: occurring by happy chance; “profits were enhanced by a
fortuitous drop in the cost of raw materials” English → English (gcide)
Fortuitous \For*tu"i*tous\, a. [L. fortuitus; akin to forte,
adv., by chance, prop. abl. of fors, fortis, chance. See
1. Happening by chance; coming or occuring unexpectedly, or
without any known cause; chance; as, the fortuitous
concourse of atoms.
It was from causes seemingly fortuitous . . . that
all the mighty effects of the Reformation flowed.
So as to throw a glancing and fortuitous light upon
the whole. --Hazlitt.
2. (LAw) Happening independently of human will or means of
foresight; resulting from unavoidable physical causes.
Syn: Accidental; casual; contingent; incidental. See
Accidental. -- For*tu"i*tous*ly, adv. --