[ US /ˈdɛstəni/ ]
[ UK /dˈɛstɪni/ ]
  1. the ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman)
    we are helpless in the face of destiny
  2. an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
  3. your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    has a happy lot
    success that was her portion
    deserved a better fate
    the luck of the Irish
    whatever my fortune may be
    a victim of circumstances
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How To Use destiny In A Sentence

  • Destiny's Wild even went so far as to gripe that Neapolitan had stolen their idea of singing the song a Capella, which is hardly a novel concept. IGN TV
  • Her blood-red lips and hooded eyes, her large hands firmly grasping the wheel, all convey a woman in control of her destiny.
  • These cells change their ultimate destiny, or fate, as the disc regenerates tissue so that, for example, instead of regenerating leg structures they form wing structures.
  • True it is, that one can scarcely call _that_ education which teaches woman everything except herself, -- _except_ the things that relate to her own peculiar womanly destiny, and, on plea of the holiness of ignorance, sends her without one word of just counsel into the temptations of life. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 22, August, 1859
  • His essay ‘Our America’ sought to contest the cultural and linguistic destiny of America as a signifier.
  • The magic word Literacy campaigns push back the boundaries of ignorance and give people more chance of controlling their own destiny.
  • To discipline your character is to ensure a bright destiny. To pamper your character is to invite a bleak destiny. Dr T.P.Chia 
  • As the younger became more wilful and wayward, making the most of her privileged status, the elder became more withdrawn, worried about her destiny.
  • The failing to do this is the greatest mistake of the present generation, for if girls be capable of nothing but morbid sentiment or what we term flirtation, they will naturally look to matrimony as their destiny and as a means of support -- a self-abasement from which no woman can fully recover, even under the most favorable circumstances. How to Train Girls.
  • Bonaparte could only fulfil what he called his destiny, by continual agitation; and this was well understood by himself and by his enemies. A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon For the Use of Schools and Colleges
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