destiny

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Synonyms for destiny

Synonyms for destiny

that which is inevitably destined

Synonyms for destiny

an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future

the ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman)

your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)

References in classic literature ?
Now before we start let us for a moment pray to the Power who shapes the destinies of men, and who ages since has marked out our paths, that it may please Him to direct our steps in accordance with His will.
Well," he said, as he quitted the royal apartment, "I seem now to be mixed up historically with the destinies of the king and of the minister; it will be written, that M.
Fate had seen fit to direct him to other destinies, had hurried him from point to point, and dropped him at last upon this little wedge of rock between the cataracts.
We are still alive, and while we live we may yet endeavour to direct our own destinies.
Dorothea knew many passages of Pascal's Pensees and of Jeremy Taylor by heart; and to her the destinies of mankind, seen by the light of Christianity, made the solicitudes of feminine fashion appear an occupation for Bedlam.
Miss Penelope is the daughter of a country which is still young, which has all its future before it, and which, has proclaimed to the world its fixed intention of controlling its own destinies.
How deeply are our destinies influenced by the most trifling causes
in repealing the Perpetual Edict, and re-establishing the office of Stadtholder in favour of William of Orange, for whom the hand of Providence had traced out ulterior destinies on the hidden map of the future.
As I look back I see clearly how our lives and destinies are shaped by the merest chance.