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Cassandra

Cassandra

noun Cas·san·dra \kə-ˈsan-drə, -ˈsän-\

Definition of CASSANDRA

1
:  a daughter of Priam endowed with the gift of prophecy but fated never to be believed
2
:  one that predicts misfortune or disaster

Examples of CASSANDRA

  1. <more than one Cassandra on Wall Street had warned that the market was overdue for a major correction>

Origin of CASSANDRA

Latin, from Greek Kassandra
First Known Use: 1542

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