Fortune and Luck


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Fortune noun – A state or end that seemingly has been decided beforehand.
Usage example: it was his fortune that he should wander in the wilderness before becoming king

Luck is a synonym for fortune in fate topic. In some cases you can use "Luck" instead the word "Fortune" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like destiny, certain, probability, good fortune. popular alternative
Nearby Words: fortunate, fortuneless, fortuned
Synonyms for Fortune


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Luck noun – Success that is partly the result of chance.
Usage example: some people have all the luck

Fortune is a synonym for luck in fate topic. You can use "Fortune" instead the word "Luck" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as destiny, chance, certain, probability. popular alternative
Nearby Words: lucky, luckless, luckily, luckiness, lucking
Synonyms for Luck

How words are described

old old fortune old luck
good good fortune good luck
sheer sheer fortune sheer luck
simple simple fortune simple luck
Other adjectives: poor, entire, massive, extreme, great, outrageous, bad, terrible, absolute, ill, personal, supernatural, incredible, fantastic, less, immense, amazing, greater, worst, uncanny, said.

Both words in one sentence

  • Gypsy Curse As soon as it was inadvertently fulfilled by descendants of the participants in said deal, the entire family was showered with good luck and fortune.
    Source: Gypsy Curse
  • Religious Horror A woman finds a ba gua mirror, which brings her luck, though the source of her good luck is a tradeoff, sacrificing her neighbors and loved ones in order to bring her material fortune.
  • Good fortune is constantly falling upon him, but his spoiled personality causes him to either interpret these events as bad luck almost to the point of being The Eeyore, or they simply fall short of his criteria for what he considers good luck, so much that he considers himself Born Unlucky.
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