(comparative more fortuneless, superlative most fortuneless)
From fortune + -less.
Variant of fortune
- the entity or power believed by some to bring good or bad luck to people; luck; chance; fate: often personified
- what happens or is going to happen to one; one's lot, good or bad, esp. one's future lot
- good luck; success; prosperity
- a large quantity of money or possessions; wealth; riches
Origin of fortuneMiddle English ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin fortuna, chance, fate, fortune ; from fors, chance: see fortuitous
Archaic to happen; chance
a small fortune
a very high price or cost
tell someone's fortune
to profess to tell what is going to happen in someone's life, as by palmistry, cards, etc.