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Synonyms for fortuitousness

the quality shared by random, unintended, or unpredictable events or this quality regarded as the cause of such events

Words related to fortuitousness

the quality of happening accidentally and by lucky chance

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The constancy more evident in Puning Temple is not by sheer fortuitousness but attributable to the fact that the management system of the Lama Office, together with Yonghegong Lamasery and some other imperial temples, have put in historical records that it has become the institutional basis of religious revival in ethnic areas in the 1980s.
But Shakespeare certainly calls attention to the fortuitousness of the name at every opportunity, making it a plot point--if not the plot point in relation to this character.
Strategy was specifically conceptualised to negate the fortuitousness of the dice and to concentrate on skill and "to develop or encourage the use of strategic ability in the movement and disposition of units representative of armed forces in time of war.
17) Although such experiences are associated with a large degree of chance, a number of determinants exist that are likely to influence the chance encounter and affect the degree of fortuitousness or non-fortuitousness.
There was an element of fortuitousness about Thatcher's political experiment.
The newly described, distant galaxy will likely be a prime target given the fortuitousness of it being so strongly gravitationally lensed.
Now the fragile ones are documents of the unity of life that clings to them and of its discontinuities as well, with all the fortuitousness of its rescue as well as the marks of an intangible Providence embodied in the fact that one was preserved while another was never seen again.
1999a 'Brunei Malay Segmental Phonology: An Example of Fortuitousness of Language Structure.
A lot of it has to do with Dover's fortuitousness of location.
This very fortuitousness is what Robert Frost has in mind when he writes in "The Figure a Poem Makes" that scholars get their knowledge "with conscientious thoroughness along projected lines of logic; poets theirs cavalierly and as it happens in and out of books.
She further underlines Flaubert's portrayal of the body as existing in a more or less tightly woven relationship to clothes, and how the fortuitousness or frustration of this relationship has become an increasingly crucial element in the social reality of mid-nineteenth-century France.
As we shall see, coincidence or "random clustering" does have a meaning--one that concerns neither of the two alternatives already suggested: sheer fortuitousness or fateful predetermination.
by its subject-matter; and yet simply asserts that the maritimeness of torts depends solely on the fortuitousness of place, of locality-an irrational standard.
The incident occupies only a few pages in Persuasion, and yet how much depends on it: not just the matching of this subsidiary pair of lovers, but a subtle demonstration of the fortuitousness of all engagements, the vivid illustration of the characters on every side of the debate, Anne's enlightenment on Wentworth's lasting resentment, and a full canvassing of the issue of "persuasion.
Finally, he notes the rhythm of the place, the circulation of food and the fortuitousness of the movement; he notes the creation of community and connection in the eating-house.