[ adverb ] by good fortune


"fortunately the weather was good"

Used in print

(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)

Fortunately , although only a_few years ago they held the student at_arms_length , today the business houses welcome the opportunity to aid the student , not_only from an increased sense of community responsibility but also from the realization that the student of today is the interior_designer of tomorrow - that the student already is `` in the trade '' .

(Frederick Mosteller et al., Probability with...)

Fortunately , a general formula of wide applicability solves all problems of this kind .

(William Maxwell, The Chateau....)

Fortunately , the embarrassing questions raised by objects do not need to be answered , or we would all have_to go sleep in the open fields .

(Philip Jos‚ Farmer, The Lovers....)

Fortunately , gender was inflected , though the expression of it would be difficult for anybody not born in Siddo .