HyperDic: destiny

English > 3 senses of the word destiny:
NOUNeventdestiny, fatean event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen / happen in the future
person destiny, fatethe ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman)
statedestiny, fortune, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portionyour overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens / happens to you)
destiny > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'stahniy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > destiny: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen / happen in the future.
Synonymfate
Narrowerdoom, doomsday, day of reckoning, end of the worldAn unpleasant or disastrous destiny
inevitableAn unavoidable event
karma(Hinduism and Buddhism) the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation
kismet, kismat(Islam) the will of Allah
predestinationprevious determination as if by destiny or fate
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
Spanishazar, destino, hado, sino
Catalandestí, fat, planeta
English > destiny: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningThe ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman).
Example"we are helpless in the face of destiny"
Synonymfate
Part ofsupernatural, occultsupernatural forces and events and beings collectively
Broadercausal agent, cause, causal agencyAny entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results
Spanishdestino, hado, sino
Catalandestí, fat, planeta
English > destiny: 3 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningYour overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens / happens to you).
Synonymsfortune, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portion
Narrowerfailurelack of success
good fortune, luckiness, good luckAn auspicious state resulting from favorable outcomes
misfortune, bad luck, tough luck, ill luckAn unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes
providenceA manifestation of God's foresightful care for his creatures / creatures
BroaderconditionA mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing
Spanishcircunstancias, destino, fortuna, sino, suerte, ventura
Catalancircumstàncies, destí, fat, fortuna, sort, ventura

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