Examples of karma in a Sentence
She believes that helping people produces good karma.
as the site of a string of failed businesses, the building definitely had bad karma
Recent Examples of karma from the Web
Lovers of the Aibo might be tempted to see karma at work.
So perhaps it’s karma when the discovery of a body coincides with the death of a local policeman, forcing her right back to work.
Others expressed hope that karma would pay a visit to the suspect.
What has happened this week looks like karma on a grand scale.
McFadden said, attributing the run-in to good karma after recently donating to a friend in need.
Call it karma, call it luck, call it fate — but Auburn hasn’t left Baton Rouge a winner since lighting that fire.
Indeed, recasting Maura Pfefferman could turn Tambor's own words into a form of prophetic karma.
Those were cute nicknames for a franchise that had endured more than a century of tough luck, bad breaks and sour karma.
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Origin and Etymology of karma
First Known Use: 1827See Words from the same year
Synonymsair, ambience (or ambiance), aroma, atmosphere, climate, flavor, halo, aura, mood, nimbus, note, odor, patina, smell, temper, vibration (s)
Related Wordsaureole (or aureola), mystique, romance; genius loci; feel, feeling, sensation, sense, spirit; attribute, character, characteristic, image, mark, notion, peculiarity, picture, property, trait; color, illusion, overtone, semblance, suggestion, tone
KARMA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of karma for English Language Learners
: the force created by a person's actions that is believed in Hinduism and Buddhism to determine what that person's next life will be like
: the force created by a person's actions that some people believe causes good or bad things to happen to that person
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