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coincidence

co·in·ci·dence

coincidence

pronunciation:
ko In sih dns
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Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: the chance occurrence of two events at the same time, or any other such correspondence of things.
What a coincidence that you called just as I was thinking of you!It was a strange coincidence that the woman sitting next to me on the airplane had children with the same names as mine.
 
synonyms:
concurrence, fortuitousness, simultaneity
similar words:
accident, concomitance, congruity, consonance, correspondence, fluke, haphazard, happenstance, luck, serendipity
Word Parts
The word coincidence contains the following part:
cad, cas, cid2 Latin root that means to fall