Fortunately vs Contentedly - What's the difference?

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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.

fortunately

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a fortunate manner.
  • It is (or was, etc) fortunate that.
  • Fortunately, Sam's pet hamster was not dead.

    Synonyms

    * (in a fortunate manner ): auspiciously, luckily * (it is fortunate that ): happily, luckily, mercifully, thankfully

    contentedly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a contented manner.
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