What does destiny mean?

Definitions for destinyˈdɛs tə ni

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word destiny.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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.]

Freebase

  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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of destiny in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of destiny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Emmerson Mnangagwa:

    We will remain forever masters of our own destiny.

  2. Barack Obama:

    It is time for the Syrian people to determine their own destiny.

  3. Sharon Bergquist:

    Research is showing us that personality can so be tied to your destiny.

  4. E. R. Bulwer-Lytton:

    'It is destiny' - phrase of the weak human heart 'It is destiny' - dark apology for every error The strong and virtuous admit no destiny.

  5. Kurt Volker:

    He has a strong sense of values and character, his book 'Character is Destiny' is all about how character determines a person and determines events. He continues to want to fight for what needs to be done. He is unrelenting.

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