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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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After introducing the gist of this idea and the fortuitousness of existence, he spends a chapter on how to think philosophically without having to become or even think like an academic.
With amazing fortuitousness, he was able to assemble a four-piece group of young relative unknowns, who also just happened to be virtuosos.
GM: You get that--it's just the fortuitousness of the English language that provides that, but if you're a writer like me you fasten onto connections like that.
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." (74) Unlike draughts, where each token had the same capability, Strategy employed three token types (army, navy, air force) that have different capabilities and movement abilities.
(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.
There was an element of fortuitousness in Thatcher's experiment.
Someday soon the marketing community may think back at Oreo's simple, fortuitousness move (the brand didn't even buy an ad) and tweet #smh.
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.' Paper presented to the UA Linguists, Tuscaloosa, AL, Feb.
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.