Examples from the Web for coincidence
In Colombia, it was perceived more like a coincidence or perhaps even an opportunistic play by the FARC.Venezuela Says Goodbye to Its Lil Friend, While the Rest of the Continent Cheers|Catalina Lobo-Guererro|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Is this just coincidence, or has something changed in the cultural dialogue?
His last line was, “Barbara Jean Kralik was not killed by coincidence!”
To Palmer, the coincidence of his bullpen exile and his return to form was galling.
This coincidence of depression and substance abuse is not uncommon.
"Mrs. Amberley's selling pearls was a coincidence—unlucky for her," he said.The Honour of the Clintons|Archibald Marshall
But when He does return from Egypt our devotions, not our polemics, hail and rejoice in the coincidence.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus|G. A. Chadwick
The superstitious drew attention to the coincidence, and it is said that Napoleon looked upon it as an evil omen.The Tragedy of St. Helena|Walter Runciman
Similarity and coincidence do not necessarily prove identity and imitation.Amenities of Literature|Isaac Disraeli
Affected, surprised by the coincidence of her appeal with Kate's, he asked himself quickly if it mightn't help him with her.The Wings of the Dove, Volume II|Henry James
British Dictionary definitions for coincidence
Word Origin and History for coincidence
c.1600, "exact correspondence," from French coincidence, from coincider (see coincide). Meaning "a concurrence of events with no apparent connection" is from 1680s.