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  1. star-crossed(Adjective)

    ill-fated by destiny, the fate of the person being u201Cwritten in the starsu201D.

    The star-crossed lovers looked into each other's eyes, before dying.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Star-crossed(adj)

    not favored by the stars; ill-fated


  1. Star-crossed

    "Star-crossed" or "star-crossed lovers" is a phrase describing a pair of lovers whose relationship is often thwarted by outside forces. The term encompasses other meanings, but originally means the pairing is being "thwarted by a malign star" or that the stars are working against the relationship. Astrological in origin, the phrase stems from the belief that the positions of the stars ruled over people's fates, and is best known from the play Romeo and Juliet by the Elizabethan playwright William Shakespeare. Such pairings are often but not always said to be doomed from the start.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of star-crossed in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of star-crossed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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