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coincidence
used in The Brothers Karamazov

4 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)
  • Oo! what a coincidence!
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (19% in)
  • "On the contrary, I am struck by a coincidence," cried Ivan, warmly and good-humoredly.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (23% in)
  • At the same time the prisoner's father was captivated by the same young person—a strange and fatal coincidence, for they both lost their hearts to her simultaneously, though both had known her before.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (47% in)
  • Oh, I admit that the chain of evidence—the coincidences—are really suggestive.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (81% in)

There are no more uses of "coincidence" in The Brothers Karamazov.

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