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  1. befallingnoun

    A happening; occurrence; chance; event.

  2. befallingadjective

    Appertaining; appropriate; fitting.

  3. Etymology: From bifallinge, equivalent to. Cognate with Dutch bevalling, Swedish befallning.

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  1. Befalling

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of befalling in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of befalling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of befalling in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan Blake:

    There was this absolute fear about what was befalling seemingly healthy gay men, who would suddenly take ill for no apparent reason and die in appalling circumstances, your head is messed up, you have this killer virus coursing through your veins, you feel like a pariah... HIV was considered a gay plague that we (gay men) had brought upon ourselves - it was horrid.

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