Definitions for destinyˈdɛs tə ni

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. destiny, fate(noun)

    an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future

  2. destiny, fate(noun)

    the ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman)

    "we are helpless in the face of destiny"

  3. fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portion(noun)

    your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)

    "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(2.00 / 1 vote)

  1. destiny(Noun)

    That to which any person or thing is destined; a predetermined state; a condition foreordained by the Divine or by human will; fate; lot; doom.

  2. destiny(Noun)

    The fixed order of things; invincible necessity; fate; an irresistible power or agency conceived of as determining the future, whether in general or of an individual.

  3. Destiny(ProperNoun)

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  4. Origin: From the noun destiny since the 1970s.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Destiny(noun)

    that to which any person or thing is destined; predetermined state; condition foreordained by the Divine or by human will; fate; lot; doom

  2. Destiny(noun)

    the fixed order of things; invincible necessity; fate; a resistless power or agency conceived of as determining the future, whether in general or of an individual

  3. Origin: [OE. destinee, destene, F. destine, from destiner. See Destine.]

FreebaseRate this definition:(1.00 / 1 vote)

  1. Destiny

    Destiny or fate is a predetermined course of events. It may be conceived as a predetermined future, whether in general or of an individual. It is a concept based on the belief that there is a fixed natural order to the cosmos.


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