Definitions for destiny
ˈdɛs tə nides·tiny
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word destiny.
an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
the ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman)
"we are helpless in the face of destiny"
fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portionnoun
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"
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.
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.
A female given name from English.
The man smiled and extended his hand. "I'm Cole." Rebecca took his hand. "Destiny." She'd chosen the name because she felt as though she'd discovered just that the day she realized what her mission in life was to be.
Etymology: From the noun destiny since the 1970s.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: destinée, French.
Thou art neither like thy sire or dam;
But like a soul mis-shapen stigmatick,
Mark’d by the destinies to be avoided. William Shakespeare, Henry VI.
He said, dear daughter, rightly may I rue
The fall of famous children born of me;
But who can turn the stream of destiny,
Or break the chain of strong necessity,
Which fast is ty’d to Jove’s eternal seat? Fairy Queen, b. i.
How can hearts, not free, be try’d whether they serve
Willing or no, who will but what they must
By destiny, and can no other chuse? John Milton, Paradise Lost.
Had thy great destiny but given thee skill
To know, as well as pow’r to act her will. John Denham.
Chance, or forceful destiny,
Which forms in causes first whate’er shall be. John Dryden, Fab.
At the pit of Acheron
Meet me i’ th’ morning: thither he
Will come to know his destiny. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
Destiny, sometimes referred to as fate (from Latin fatum "decree, prediction, destiny, fate"), is a predetermined course of events. It may be conceived as a predetermined future, whether in general or of an individual.
Destiny refers to a predetermined or inevitable course of events that are believed to be beyond human control and are often seen as being influenced by external or divine forces. It is the concept that suggests that events, circumstances, and outcomes in one's life are preordained or fated to occur accordingly. Destiny often implies a sense of purpose or ultimate destination that individuals are destined to fulfill or achieve within their lives.
that to which any person or thing is destined; predetermined state; condition foreordained by the Divine or by human will; fate; lot; doom
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
Etymology: [OE. destinee, destene, F. destine, from destiner. See Destine.]
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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The numerical value of destiny in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of destiny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
And when man faces destiny, destiny ends and man comes into his own.
Research is showing us that personality can so be tied to your destiny.
Destiny is but a phrase of the weak human heart - the dark apology for every error. The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. On earth conscience guides in heaven God watches. And destiny is but the phantom we invoke to silence the one and dethrone the other.
'It is destiny' - phrase of the weak human heart 'It is destiny' - dark apology for every error The strong and virtuous admit no destiny.
We will remain forever masters of our own destiny.
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- قسمة, قدر, مصيرArabic
- орис, участ, съдбаBulgarian
- destí, planetaCatalan, Valencian
- osud, údělCzech
- Los, SchicksalGerman
- destino, fatoEsperanto
- azar, destinoSpanish
- patu, adurBasque
- destin, destinéeFrench
- բախտ, ճակատագիրArmenian
- hlutskipti, örlögIcelandic
- fato, fortuna, destinoItalian
- 運命, 宿命Japanese
- 운명, 숙명Korean
- fata, fatum, fortuna, forsLatin
- skjebneNorwegian Nynorsk
- przeznaczenie, los, dolaPolish
- fado, destinoPortuguese
- soartă, destinRomanian
- доля, рок, судьба, участь, уделRussian
- भाग्य, विधिSanskrit
- గమ్యం, విధిTelugu
- baht, felek, yazgı, kısmet, alın yazısı, kaderTurkish
- льос, доляUkrainian
- định mệnhVietnamese
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