HyperDic: fateful

English > 4 senses of the word fateful:
ADJECTIVEallfateful, fatalhaving momentous consequences
allfateful, foreboding, portentousominously prophetic
allfateful, black, calamitous, disastrous, fatal(of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences
allfateful, fatalcontrolled or decreed by fate
fateful > pronunciation
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English > fateful: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving momentous consequences; of decisive importance.
Example"that fateful meeting of the U.N. when...it declared war on North Korea"- Saturday Rev
BroaderdecisiveDetermining or having the power to determine an outcome
Spanishfatal, fatídico, ineludible, inevitable, irremediable, irrevocable
Catalanindefugible, ineluctable, ineludible, inevitable, irremeiable, irremissible, irrevocable
English > fateful: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningominously prophetic.
Synonymsforeboding, portentous
Broaderprophetic, propheticalforetelling events as if by supernatural intervention
Spanishaciago, fatídico
Adverbsfatefullyin a prophetically fateful manner
English > fateful: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin.
Example "a fateful error"
Synonymsblack, calamitous, disastrous, fatal
Broaderunfortunatenot favored by fortune
Spanishcalamitoso, catastrófico, desastrosa, desastroso, desgraciada, funesto, lastimoso, negro, ruinoso
Catalancalamitós, catastròfic, desastrós, funest, llastimós, negre, ruinós
English > fateful: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningControlled or decreed by fate; predetermined.
Broaderinevitableincapable of being avoided / avoided or prevented

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