What does fateful mean?

Definitions for fateful
ˈfeɪt fəlfate·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fateful, fatal(adj)

    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"

  2. fateful, foreboding(a), portentous(adj)

    ominously prophetic

  3. 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"

  4. fatal, fateful(adj)

    controlled or decreed by fate; predetermined

    "a fatal series of events"

Wiktionary

  1. fateful(Adjective)

    Momentous, significant, setting or sealing ones fate.

    It started with that fateful trip, history was never the same afterwards.

  2. fateful(Adjective)

    Determined in advance by fate, fated.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fateful

    having the power of serving or accomplishing fate

  2. Fateful

    significant of fate; ominous

How to pronounce fateful?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fateful in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fateful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of fateful in a Sentence

  1. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    This is a fateful struggle, a close struggle. We must close this gap. We can close this gap.

  2. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    This is a fateful struggle, a close struggle, we must close the gap, it is possible to close this gap.

  3. Uma Thurman:

    We had a fateful fight at Soho House in New York in 2004 and we were shouting at each other because he wouldn’t let me see the footage and he told me that was what they had all decided.

  4. The Israeli prime minister:

    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.

  5. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    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.

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Translations for fateful

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  • неизбежен, предопределен, съдбовен, съдбоносенBulgarian
  • verhängnisvoll, schicksalhaft, vorbestimmtGerman
  • fatidique, décisifFrench
  • fatidicus, fatidicumLatin
  • noodlottigDutch
  • fatídicoPortuguese
  • судьбоносный, роковойRussian
  • ödesbestämd, förutbestämd, ödesdigerSwedish
  • 決定命運Chinese

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