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fortitude strength, endurance, and patience in the face of adversity or temptation.
fortnight fourteen nights and days; two weeks.
fortnightly occurring or appearing every two weeks. [3 definitions]
FORTRAN a computer language using mathematical notation and used in scientific problems (acronym for "formula translation").
fortress a large, fortified building or area, often encompassing a town or settlement.
fortuitous happening or appearing by chance, as a coincidence. [2 definitions]
fortuity accident or chance, or something produced thereby, such as an event.
fortunate having good fortune; lucky; blessed. [2 definitions]
fortunately by fortunate chance; luckily; fortuitously.
fortune one's wealth, esp. extensive wealth. [4 definitions]
fortune cookie a hollow Chinese cookie made from a folded circle of thin dough, containing a slip of paper with a proverb, prediction, or the like.
fortune hunter one whose goal is to be rich, esp. by befriending or marrying a rich person.
fortuneteller one who professes the ability to predict people's destinies or other future events, esp. one who does this for money.
forty the number represented by the Arabic numeral 40 and by the Roman numeral XL. [5 definitions]
forty-five a forty-five caliber pistol or revolver, or a cartridge of .45 inches in diameter to be used in such a gun. [3 definitions]
forty-niner one who joined the California gold rush in 1849.
forty winks (informal) a brief nap.
forum the central place in ancient Roman cities for the conduct of public and business affairs and for public assembly. [4 definitions]
forward at or toward a place or time beyond; further on; ahead. [13 definitions]
forwardness lack of modesty or humility in dealing with others; presumptuousness. [3 definitions]
forward pass a football pass made from behind the line of scrimmage to a player who is closer to the other team's goal.