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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality or state of being crucial, decisive, portentous.

Usage examples (19)
  • Adjective : a fateful meeting between the leaders of the two countries
  • Besides the confusion that is hidden by this debate about the "fatefulness" of the Lebanese elections, despite their extreme importance, the debate also hides other...
  • Unhampered by emotion, Carl's fatefulness looked geometric.
  • It evokes a sense of inevitability, a fatefulness, to the event. for more
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