[ UK /fˈe‍ɪtɪd/ ]
[ US /ˈfeɪtɪd/ ]
  1. (usually followed by `to') determined by tragic fate
    fated to be the scene of Kennedy's assassination
    doomed to unhappiness
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How To Use fated In A Sentence

  • Authorities are conducting a battery of tests on the ill-fated Ethan Allen to try and determine why the boat capsized on Lake George.
  • BT was carrying billions of pounds of debt from a number of ill-fated overseas ventures at the time, and was in dire need of treatment.
  • What a thing to say: "I have achieved eumoiriety," -- namely the quintessence of happy-fatedness dealt unto oneself by a perfect altruism! Simon the Jester
  • The anchor was raised some years ago near Boatstrand and has now been mounted on the pier with an appropriate plaque as a memorial to its ill-fated captain and crew.
  • The court in Palermo agreed with prosecutors that the chain of events that led to the crash began when a wrong part was installed in the ill-fated plane, a Franco-Italian ATR 72. Compare and contrast Captain Chesley Sullenberger and Captain Chafik Gharby
  • Mildmay stood for a moment, as one in a dream, watching the submergence of the ill-fated _Mercury's_ jib-boom end and fore-topgallant mast-head The Log of the Flying Fish A Story of Aerial and Submarine Peril and Adventure
  • As Bulgakov, Jennings is reed-like, glistening with anxiety: the embodiment of febrility and ill-fated aspiration. Collaborators; Three Days in May; His Teeth – review
  • This ill-fated attempt resulted in the death of several men under Pryor's command and forced the survivors to retreat downriver.
  • Old friendships might dissolve while new, possibly "fated" alliances form. Phyllis F. Mitz: Ask Phyllis...Astrology and Beyond: When Pluto Enters Capricorn
  • But what that plan was, was fated to remain unrevealed. John Halifax, Gentleman
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