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Definition 1: an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for destiny in the sense of this definition

(destiny is a kind of ...) an event that happens

(... is a kind of destiny ) an unavoidable event

"don't argue with the inevitable"

(... is a kind of destiny ) (Hinduism and Buddhism) the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation

(... is a kind of destiny ) (Islam) the will of Allah

(... is a kind of destiny ) previous determination as if by destiny or fate

(... is a kind of destiny ) an unpleasant or disastrous destiny

"everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it" "that's unfortunate but it isn't the end of the world"

Definition 2: the ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman) - [noun denoting person]

Samples where destiny or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • we are helpless in the face of destiny

Synonyms for destiny in the sense of this definition

(destiny is a kind of ...) any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results

(... is part of destiny) supernatural forces and events and beings collectively

"She doesn't believe in the supernatural"

Definition 3: your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you) - [noun denoting state]

Samples where destiny or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • whatever my fortune may be
  • deserved a better fate
  • has a happy lot
  • the luck of the Irish
  • a victim of circumstances
  • success that was her portion

Synonyms for destiny in the sense of this definition

(destiny is a kind of ...) a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing

"the human condition"

(... is a kind of destiny ) an auspicious state resulting from favorable outcomes

(... is a kind of destiny ) a manifestation of God's foresightful care for his creatures

(... is a kind of destiny ) an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes

(... is a kind of destiny ) lack of success

"he felt that his entire life had been a failure" "that year there was a crop failure"

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