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1. fortune

noun. ['ˈfɔrtʃən, ˈfɔrtʃuːn'] an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another.

Synonyms

  • mischance
  • chance
  • toss-up
  • hazard
  • bad luck
  • phenomenon
  • tossup
  • even chance
  • mishap

Antonyms

  • imprudence
  • take
  • unite
  • abnormality

Etymology

  • fortuna (Latin)
  • fors (Latin)

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Rhymes with Fortune

  • autoimmune
  • burgoon
  • commune
  • faridoun
  • kaprayoon
  • kasun
  • kraprayoon
  • lafortune
  • neptune
  • okun
  • tribune

How do you pronounce fortune?

Pronounce fortune as ˈfɔrʧən.

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Sentences with fortune


1. Noun, singular or mass
He will have occasion to share his good fortune with his brothers-in-Christ.

Quotes about fortune


1. Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
- Jim Rohn

2. There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor.
- Thomas W. Higginson

3. My whole life was foretold to me. An old Romany gypsy read my fortune.
- Maureen O'Hara

2. fortune

noun. ['ˈfɔrtʃən, ˈfɔrtʃuːn'] a large amount of wealth or prosperity.

Synonyms

  • hoarded wealth

Antonyms

  • improvement
  • stigmatism

Etymology

  • fortuna (Latin)
  • fors (Latin)

3. fortune

noun. ['ˈfɔrtʃən, ˈfɔrtʃuːn'] an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome.

Synonyms

  • good fortune
  • phenomenon
  • good luck
  • fluke

Antonyms

  • wetness
  • unsoundness
  • guilt
  • astigmatism

Etymology

  • fortuna (Latin)
  • fors (Latin)

4. fortune

noun. ['ˈfɔrtʃən, ˈfɔrtʃuːn'] your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you).

Synonyms

  • fate
  • portion
  • good fortune
  • providence
  • good luck
  • lot
  • condition
  • ill luck
  • bad luck
  • destiny
  • misfortune
  • circumstances
  • luckiness
  • tough luck
  • failure

Antonyms

  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

Etymology

  • fortuna (Latin)
  • fors (Latin)
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