Fortunately vs Contentedly - What's the difference?
| Related terms
Fortunately is a related term of contentedly.
As adverbs the difference between fortunately and contentedly
is that fortunately
is in a fortunate manner while contentedly
is in a contented manner.
In a fortunate manner.
It is (or was, etc) fortunate that.
- Fortunately, Sam's pet hamster was not dead.
* (in a fortunate manner ): auspiciously, luckily
* (it is fortunate that ): happily, luckily, mercifully, thankfully
In a contented manner.
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=“[…] This is Mr. Churchill, who, as you are aware, is good enough to come to us for his diaconate, and, as we hope, for much longer; and being a gentleman of independent means, he declines to take any payment.” Saying this Walden rubbed his hands together and smiled contentedly