Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: predestined
IPA transcription: [pɹ,id'ɛstənd]
Pronunciations of predestined
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: foreordained, predestinate, predestined
    Meaning: established or prearranged unalterably; "his place in history was foreordained"; "a sense of predestinate inevitability about it"; "it seemed predestined since the beginning of the world"
Usage examples
  • But Mr. Lovejoy was a predestined martyr.
  • Man, by his nature and his instinct, is predestined to society; but his personality, ever varying, is adverse to it.
  • "Whoever shall refuse," said he, "to enter into my new sheepfold shall be destroyed by the papal armies, of whom God has predestined me to be the chief.
  • A demure, old-fashioned type; well-poised but unassuming; fetchingly gowned and with sufficient individuality of taste but not conspicuously; a girl with soft brown hair and soft brown eyes; pretty, not extravagantly so when her face was in repose, but with a slow smile that rendered her little less than beautiful: in all (Lanyard thought) the kind of woman that is predestined to comfort mankind, whose strongest instinct is the maternal.
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