Synonyms of fortunate in English:

fortunate


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adjective

1‘he was fortunate that the punishment was so slight’

SYNONYMS
lucky, favoured, blessed, blessed with good luck, in luck, born with a silver spoon in one's mouth, born under a lucky star, having a charmed life, charmed, happy
informal sitting pretty
British informal jammy
ANTONYMS

unfortunate

2‘in a fortunate position’

SYNONYMS
favourable, advantageous, providential, auspicious, welcome, heaven-sent, beneficial, propitious, fortuitous, promising, encouraging, fruitful, opportune, happy, felicitous, profitable, gainful, rewarding, helpful, useful, valuable, timely, well timed, convenient, expedient
archaic seasonable
ANTONYMS

unfavourable

3‘we have to raise money in more fortunate areas like Oxfordshire’

SYNONYMS
wealthy, rich, affluent, opulent, prosperous, well off, moneyed, well-to-do, well heeled, comfortable
favoured, privileged, advantaged, socially advantaged, enviable
successful, flourishing
ANTONYMS

underprivileged