[ ser-uhn-dip-i-tuhs-lee ]


  1. by chance or accident:

    After weeks of looking for a wedding dress, I serendipitously ran into an old friend who owns a formalwear store.

  2. it is fortunate that; luckily:

    Serendipitously we arrived in town when there was a lull in traffic.

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Soon, the most beautiful people in the world may no longer be humanSeraphine debuted in the middle of a pandemic, which seems serendipitous for a virtual-only star.

It was these serendipitous events that made the research possible.

Creativity is what prompted Steve Jobs to redesign Pixar’s offices with serendipitous exchanges in mind.

From Ozy

Once inside, researchers would be expected to head straight to their labs, avoiding the usual serendipitous encounters in the Infinite Corridor that often spark collaborations.

The solution, when it came, felt surprisingly serendipitous.

And to think, these YouTube stars met serendipitously by a pool at a convention.

Serendipitously, a stranger approached Guy and asked him if he knew how to play the guitar strapped across his back.

Then, serendipitously, a note from one of Edwards' richest donors arrived offering help.