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fortunate

for·tu·nate

fortunate

 
pronunciation:
for ch niht
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having good fortune; lucky.
You are fortunate to receive such a good education.
synonyms:
lucky
antonyms:
poor, unlucky
similar words:
rich, successful
derivations: fortunately (adv.), fortunateness (n.)
Word Builder: fortunate +
  • fortunately:
    happening because of good luck.
Word Parts
The word fortunate contains the following parts:
fort1 Latin root that means luck, chance
-ate2 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means full of; in a state of