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coincidence
used in Atlas Shrugged

6 uses
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Definition
a situation where two things happened at the same time or in the same way by chance even though it was unlikely

(for example, if two students in the same class met by accident while visiting another country)
  • What a wonderful coincidence, seeing you here!
    1.6 Part 1 Chapter 6 — The Non-Commercial (45% in)
  • Through the blank seconds of recapturing her mind, she kept telling herself: You're hysterical .... don't be preposterous .... it's just a coincidence of names-while she knew, in certainty and numb, inexplicable terror, that this was the Hugh Akston.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (87% in)
  • He shook his head with a shudder and said sharply, "It's just a coincidence.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (54% in)
  • It's a meaningless coincidence.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (54% in)
  • I mean, I hope that it's just a coincidence, just a sentence that hasn't any meaning.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (40% in)
  • It was a chain of coincidences, as any statistical curve of probabilities can easily prove.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (30% in)

There are no more uses of "coincidence" in Atlas Shrugged.

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