foreordained

adjective fore·or·dained \ ˌfȯr-ȯr-ˈdānd \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of foreordained

: destined or ordained in advance
  • a foreordained outcome
  • This device is commonplace, almost foreordained, in tales of doomed heroes …
  • —John Crowley

First Known Use of foreordained

15th century


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