Synonyms and Antonyms of fateful
bringing about ruin or misfortune a fateful encounter with a confidence man that they would long regret Synonyms of fateful calamitous, cataclysmal (or cataclysmic), catastrophic, damning, destructive, disastrous, fatal, ruinous, unfortunateWords Related to fateful apocalyptic (also apocalyptical); hapless, ill-fated, ill-starred, luckless; adverse, baleful, baneful, damaging, deleterious, detrimental, evil, harmful, hurtful, ill, injurious, noxious, pernicious, prejudicialNear Antonyms of fateful fluky (also flukey), fortuitous, fortunate, happy, lucky, providential; auspicious, bright, encouraging, fair, golden, heartening, hopeful, optimistic, promising, propitious, rose-colored, rosy, upbeat
Synonym Discussion of fateful
- ominous rumblings from the volcano
- an eerie and portentous stillness
- the fateful conference that led to war
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