Simple Definition of destiny
: what happens in the future : the things that someone or something will experience in the future
: a power that is believed to control what happens in the future
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
Synonym Discussion of destiny
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