One entry found for destiny.
Main Entry: des·ti·ny
Inflected Form(s): plural -nies 1: something to which a person or thing is destined : FORTUNE 2: the course of events held to be arranged by a superhuman power synonymsDESTINY, FATE, LOT, DOOM mean a state or end that has been decided beforehand. DESTINY suggests something that has been ordered in advance and often suggests a great or noble course <the destiny of this great country>. FATE suggests an unavoidable and usually unfortunate ending <his fate was to die unhappy>. LOT suggests that chance alone decides the handing out of success or happiness <it was not their lot to have children>. DOOM suggests an unhappy judgment or end <a sense of doom hung over the starving city>.