Definition of destiny :
1. That to which any person or thing is destined; predetermined state; condition foreordained by the Divine or by human will; fate; lot; doom.
2. The fixed order of things; invincible necessity; fate; a resistless power or agency conceived of as determining the future, whether in general or of an individual.
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future (part of speech: noun)
- As for myself, I only pity my cruel destiny. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
- They imagined that this external world, the earth, the planets, the phenomena of nature, bore some relation to the emotions and destiny of the soul. - "Emerson and Other Essays", John Jay Chapman.
- More, even, than the rest of us she didn't choose her destiny. - "Alexander's Bridge and The Barrel Organ", Willa Cather and Alfred Noyes.