Fortuitous meaning

fôr-to͝o'ĭ-təs, -tyo͝o'-
Happening by chance; accidental.
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The definition of fortuitous is happening by chance.

An example of fortuitous is two people who meet during a storm evacuation and wind up marrying each other a few years later.

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Happening by accident or chance.
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Resulting in good fortune; lucky.
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Bringing, or happening by, good luck; fortunate.
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Happening by chance; coincidental or accidental.
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Happening by a lucky chance; lucky or fortunate.
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(law) Happening independently of human will.
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Origin of fortuitous

Latin fortuītus bher-1 in Indo-European roots