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happenstance (n.)

1855, from happening + ending from circumstance.

updated on July 29, 2014

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Definitions of happenstance from WordNet

happenstance (n.)
an event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental;
Synonyms: coincidence
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.

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