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English Dictionary: fortuity by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause; "winning the lottery was a happy accident"; "the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck"; "it was due to an accident or fortuity"
    Synonym(s): accident, stroke, fortuity, chance event
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Fortuity \For*tu"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. fortuit[82].]
      Accident; chance; casualty. --D. Forbes (1750).
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