[ 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 .