Adjective fortunate has 3 senses
  1. fortunate - having unexpected good fortune; "other, less fortunate, children died"; "a fortunate choice"
    unfortunate, abject, black, calamitous, disastrous, fatal, fateful, castaway, shipwrecked, dispossessed, homeless, roofless, hapless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, wretched, doomed, ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred, unlucky, infelicitous, unhappy, regrettable, too bad
  2. favored, fortunate, golden - supremely favored or fortunate; "golden lads and girls all must / like chimney sweepers come to dust"
    Antonyms: cursed, curst (indirect, via blessed)
  3. fortunate, hopeful, rosy - presaging good fortune; "she made a fortunate decision to go to medical school"; "rosy predictions"
    Antonyms: inauspicious, unfortunate (indirect, via auspicious)