|a.||1.||Coming by good luck or favorable chance; bringing some good thing not foreseen as certain; presaging happiness; auspicious; |
|2.||Receiving same unforeseen or unexpected good, or some good which was not dependent on one's own skill or efforts; favored with good forune; lucky.|
|Adj.||1.||fortunate - having unexpected good fortune; "other, less fortunate, children died"; "a fortunate choice"|
unfortunate - not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune; "an unfortunate turn of events"; "an unfortunate decision"; "unfortunate investments"; "an unfortunate night for all concerned"
|2.||fortunate - supremely favored or fortunate; "golden lads and girls all must / like chimney sweepers come to dust"|
|3.||fortunate - presaging good fortune; "she made a fortunate decision to go to medical school"; "rosy predictions"|