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kismet

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noun kis·met \ˈkiz-ˌmet, -mət\

Simple Definition of kismet

  • : a power that is believed to control what happens in the future

Full Definition of kismet

  1. 1 :  fate 1

  2. 2 :  fate 2a

Examples of kismet

  1. <he always said that it was kismet that they met at a showing of their favorite movie>



Origin of kismet

Turkish, from Arabic qisma portion, lot


First Known Use: 1834

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