Examples of destiny in a Sentence
They believed it was their destiny to be together.
motivated by a sense of destiny
Origin and Etymology of destiny
Middle English destinee, from Anglo-French, from feminine of destiné, past participle of destiner —see destine
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of destiny
DESTINY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of destiny for English Language Learners
: 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
DESTINY Defined for Kids
Definition of destiny for Students
1 : what happens to someone or something in the future You can decide your own destiny.
2 : the course of events believed to be controlled by a superhuman power
3 : a power that is believed to control the future
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