serendipitous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

serendipity +‎ -ous

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌsɛ.ɹɛnˈdɪp.ɪ.təs/, /ˌsɛ.ɹənˈdɪp.ɪ.təs/

Adjective[edit]

serendipitous (comparative more serendipitous, superlative most serendipitous)

  1. by serendipity; by unexpected good fortune
    Synonyms: causeless, unintentional; see also Thesaurus:accidental, Thesaurus:lucky
  2. good, beneficial, favorable
    The weather was serendipitous for our vacation.

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