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May 9th, 2012, 16:08
Definition of DESTINY

: something to which a person or thing is destined : fortune <wants to control his own destiny>
: a predetermined course of events often held to be an irresistible power or agency
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Examples of DESTINY

They believed it was their destiny to be together.
motivated by a sense of destiny
Origin of DESTINY

Middle English destinee, from Anglo-French, from feminine of destiné, past participle of destiner
First Known Use: 14th century
Related to DESTINY

Synonyms: circumstance, fate, doom, fortune, kismet, lot, portion
Related Words: accident, casualty [archaic], chance, hap, happenchance, happenstance, hazard, luck; predestination; aftereffect, aftermath, conclusion, consequence, development, effect, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshot
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