What does fateful mean?

Definitions for fateful
ˈfeɪt fəlfate·ful

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

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. Ben Carson:

    Without anywhere, anytime surprise inspections, a full accounting of Iran's past secret nuclear arms pursuits, elimination of Iran's uranium stockpiles and the lifting of any sanctions only upon verification of Iranian compliance (means) this is not a good deal, but a recipe for disaster and the first fateful step toward a frenzied nuclear arms race in the Middle East.

  2. Anthon St Maarten:

    Never surrender your hopes and dreams to the fateful limitations others have placed on their own lives. The vision of your true destiny does not reside within the blinkered outlook of the naysayers and the doom prophets. Judge not by their words, but accept advice based on the evidence of actual results. Do not be surprised should you find a complete absence of anything mystical or miraculous in the manifested reality of those who are so eager to advise you. Friends and family who suffer the lack of abundance, joy, love, fulfillment and prosperity in their own lives really have no business imposing their self-limiting beliefs on your reality experience.

  3. 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.

  4. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

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

  5. Benny Gantz:

    These are fateful times both for Israel's borders and character, as well as its democratic fabric, the peace plan devised by President Trump will go down in history as a meaningful landmark mapping the way for the different players in the Middle East to finally move forward towards an historical and regional agreement.

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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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