Origin of serendipity
OTHER WORDS FROM serendipityser·en·dip·it·er, ser·en·dip·i·tist, ser·en·dip·per, noun
Words nearby serendipity
How to use serendipity in a sentence
They're machines for creativity, collaboration, and serendipity.
To preserve the serendipity of finding a random booth in the convention hall, exhibitors can announce, using notifications, that they are hanging out live at their virtual booths.‘Layer of data and efficiency’: How TechCrunch took Disrupt virtual — and grew for its tenth anniversary|Max Willens|September 11, 2020|Digiday
That a Yank would come along decades later to buy the house felt like serendipity to the family.Buffett’s big bet on Japan sends global stocks higher|Bernhard Warner|August 31, 2020|Fortune
Studying millions of objects at a time or executing preplanned programs may be efficient, but science also thrives on serendipity, on astronomers stealing a few moments for an oddball observation or a creative idea.
“It’s definitely an interesting story about serendipity,” says Jared Leadbetter, an environmental microbiologist at Caltech.Scientists stumbled across the first known manganese-fueled bacteria|Carolyn Beans|July 21, 2020|Science News
Then came one of those weird bits of serendipity that make the writing life—and the book tour—worth all the trouble.
I was thinking of new ways to engage with my audience and with a bit of serendipity and inspiration the cake was born.
I often think about the fall lines of life, the invisible tightropes that divide moments of calamity and serendipity.Two Chickens, an Old Guitar, and a Group of Strangers: A Life-Changing Feast in Brazil|Annabel Langbein|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
More often than not, turncoat spies are successfully recruited as one-offs, through serendipity and dumb luck.The CIA Tried Hard to Recruit Spies Among the Al Qaeda Prisoners at Gitmo|Daniel Klaidman|November 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It strips music buying of serendipity and context, making Justin Bieber as important as the Beatles.From Bieber to the Beatles, How the iTunes Store Brooklynized Music|Justin Moyer|May 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was just six o'clock, and the public-house opposite the Serendipity shop was lighting up.The Lure of Old London|Sophie Cole
Serendipity, sėr-en-dip′i-ti, n. a love for rare old books and other articles of virtu.
That polite trifler is fond of a word which he coined himself—'Serendipity.'Miss Cayley's Adventures|Grant Allen
It is more than this: it is a matter of observation to any one with a moderate degree of "Serendipity."Humanly Speaking|Samuel McChord Crothers
They think of serendipity as earned, of work as bestowed, of success as deserved and reserved to the deserving.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin