charmed existence

charmed existence

A life characterized or seemingly protected by marked good fortune or luck, without (or rarely) encountering trouble, danger, or misfortune. Often preceded by the verbs "lead," "live," or "have." Celebrities seem to have a rather charmed existence, with everything handed to them on a silver platter. Other than minor colds, I've never been ill in my life. I guess I've just led a charmed existence.
See also: charmed, existence
References in classic literature ?
Countless attempts were made upon his life, but he seemed to bear a charmed existence. It was he who was responsible for the introduction of the Russian passport system among the miners, and the denial of their right of removal from one part of the country to another.
In SMS, a cab driver becomes the centre of attention on a day that spirals out of control, SV focuses on estranged college friends who are reunited in later life, triggering a series of astonishing events, and in RJAT, a lonely teenager tries to connect with her favourite pop star, whose seemingly charmed existence isn't quite what it seems.
Rachel, Jack and Ashley, Too: A lonely teenager yearns to connect with her favorite pop star - whose charmed existence isn't quite as rosy it appears.
Fatima's charmed existence means she's never been inside a council house so, arriving on a council estate in Maidstone, Kent, she's stunned at what she sees.
But MISLATEL stood apart with an apparently charmed existence.
Now the industry's politically charmed existence, in which it enjoyed deregulatory Republicans as allies, has come to an abrupt end.
We've had such a charmed existence the last four seasons.
Rao Anwar is a man with friends in high places, one of the reasons why he led something of a charmed existence while he was Malir SSP and was widely but not provably involved in instances of summary 'justice' being dispensed where he and his junior officers were judge, jury and executioner.
So I imagine little will dent the charmed existence of Kate and William's Number Three.
Worsley reveals not a charmed existence, glittering with balls and Georgian mansions, but one fraught with worry, with Jane, her sister Cassandra and their mother becoming strays, at the mercy of Jane's financially secure brothers.
The visitors' goal led a charmed existence after that and Adam hit two left-foot curlers against either post - as did Arnautovic.
THIS connection with the decision-makers is important because, merit aside, make no mistake, racing enjoys a charmed existence given the traditional vessel of the budget money - the Horse and Greyhound Fund - and what now fuels that fund.
When he was beaten, by the pace of Nugent, who pounced on a poor Ledley back pass, a comedy of errors meant the chance went begging and confirmed Pardew's charmed existence and why Leicester look doomed.
SEATTLE - From the outside, the Seahawks might appear to lead a charmed existence.
Ever since he made his mark at Arsenal, he has led a charmed existence.