fortunately Definition

  • 1in a way that is lucky or fortunate
  • 2it is lucky that something happened or was possible

Using fortunately: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "fortunately" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    Fortunately, nobody was hurt in the accident.

  • Example

    We were able to finish the project on time, fortunately.

  • Example

    Fortunately, the weather cleared up just in time for the picnic.

fortunately Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for fortunately


Summary: fortunately in Brief

The adverb 'fortunately' [ˈfɔːtʃənətli] means in a way that is lucky or fortunate. It is often used to express relief or gratitude for a positive outcome, as in 'Fortunately, nobody was hurt in the accident.'

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