Word of the Day: serendipity

ser·en·dip·i·ty noun \ˌser-ən-ˈdi-pə-tē\ : luck that takes the form of finding valuable or pleasant things that are not looked for

Full Definition of SERENDIPITY

: the faculty or phenomenon of finding valuable or agreeable things not sought for; also: an instance of this
Examples of SERENDIPITY

Origin of SERENDIPITY

from its possession by the heroes of the Persian fairy tale The Three Princes of Serendip

First Known Use: 1754
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