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
Maybe if karma were quicker on the draw, or the gods had a slightly nastier sense of humor, Sean Spicer would spend the next few years scrubbing urinals at the National Press Club.
Those were cute nicknames for a franchise that had endured more than a century of tough luck, bad breaks and sour karma.
Throughout the new track, Swift alludes to karma and the idea that those who have wronged her have a storm coming for them.
Upstairs in the main building, a Buddhist shrine constructed with 450-year-old wood from a remote monastery adds good karma.
Bad karma did not follow: That year the Dolphins went on to the only undefeated season in NFL history.
Efforts to explain this sort of mental possession flit from genetics to imprinted learning to brain chemistry to karma.
In total, Williams has raised more than $200,000 for Horizons over the years, but even all the good karma in the world can't save a celebrity from New York's current subway situation.
And the flagrant disrespect the entertainer showed for the president felt like karma, and not just because Trump has called the protesting NFL players sons of bitches.
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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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