good fortune good fortune


  1. (n) an auspicious state resulting from favorable outcomes
  2. (n) a stroke of luck



  1. Getting the GOP nod after near-political death is good fortune.
  2. As a young aspiring painter, I was taken on Saturdays to classes at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and had the good fortune to study with Paul-Emile Borduas.
  3. But once you're there, look at the map and rejoice at your good fortune.


  1. Column: Nelson Mandela changed not just his nation, but the world

    Nelson Mandela, whom Orage Quarles III had the good fortune to meet, deserves to be remembered in the same league as George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Mahatma Gandhi.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The News & Observer

  2. Celebrate the U.S. with Safety, says Cameron Y. Brock

    LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 4 th of July is a time to celebrate our good fortune for living in a country where we have the opportunity to see justice served. However, in some instances, ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Kobold Watch Ambassador James Gandolfini Dies At 51

    If you’ve ever had the good fortune to meet Michael Kobold, then you know it is an encounter you will never, ever forget. Aside from his obvious charm and contagious enthusiasm for wristwatches, Kobold has stories to tell like no other person I have ever met. Let me give you a smattering that is very apropos of the day’s glum news. Kobold, a German by birth, has lived in the United States since ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Forbes

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