having momentous consequences; of decisive importance
"that fateful meeting of the U.N. when...it declared war on North Korea"- Saturday Rev; "the fatal day of the election finally arrived"
fateful, foreboding(a), portentous(adj)
black, calamitous, disastrous, fatal, fateful(adj)
(of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin
"the stock market crashed on Black Friday"; "a calamitous defeat"; "the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign"; "such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"- Charles Darwin; "it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"- Douglas MacArthur; "a fateful error"
controlled or decreed by fate; predetermined
"a fatal series of events"
Momentous, significant, setting or sealing ones fate.
It started with that fateful trip, history was never the same afterwards.
Determined in advance by fate, fated.
having the power of serving or accomplishing fate
significant of fate; ominous
The numerical value of fateful in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of fateful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of fateful in a Sentence
It's a wonderful discovery, if it's true, as we have long been looking for the battleship, it's fateful that the discovery was made on the 70th anniversary of (the end of) World War 2. The memory of the war has been fading away after 70 years and the survivors of the war are disappearing. It is very meaningful discovery and a good chance for us to remind ourselves the war and its tragedy.
It was a horrible, horrible day with the tragic loss of life but I do not believe that the City and the Police Department knew of the events that were about to take place on that fateful day.
I respect the White House and the President of the United States, but on such a fateful matter, that can determine whether or not we survive, I must do everything to prevent such a great danger for Israel.
This is a fateful struggle, a close struggle, we must close the gap, it is possible to close this gap.
I’m going to Washington on a fateful, even historic, mission, i feel that I am an emissary of all Israel's citizens, even those who do not agree with me, and of the entire Jewish people.
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