destiny  

  • Pronunciation of destiny: D EH1 S T AH0 N IY0 ('dɛstəni)

  • Number of syllables of destiny: 3

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  • Definition of destiny

    • (n): the ultimate agency that predetermines the course of events (often personified as a woman); "we are helpless in the face of Destiny"  
    • (n): your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); "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"  
  • Examples of destiny

    • The destiny of the precious fossil is still unknown.  
    • This is a feckless way to guide America's destiny.  
    • It was her destiny to be unfortunate.  
    • The assignment requires the retrieving of the Stone Of Destiny.  
    • A successive plebiscite determinated the destiny of the city.  
    • But the Marlins were the team of destiny.  
    • Brandon went on to front Spear of Destiny with bassist Stammers.  
    • The novel deals with the themes of fate and destiny.  
    • He dies in the battle at the end of Ship of Destiny.  
    • I know that it is an ineluctable destiny.  

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