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1. fateful

adjective. ['ˈfeɪtfəl'] having momentous consequences; of decisive importance.

Synonyms

  • fatal

Antonyms

  • lucky
  • successful

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • fate (English)
  • fata (Latin)

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Rhymes with Fateful

  • ungrateful
  • grateful
  • hateful

Sentences with fateful


1. Adjective
Be prepared to let it go when the time comes, but keep it healthy until that fateful day.

Quotes about fateful


1. We all have such fateful objects -- it may be a recurrent landscape in one case, a number in another -- carefully chosen by the gods to attract events of specific significance for us: here shall John always stumble; there shall Jane's heart always break.
- Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita

2. fateful

adjective. ['ˈfeɪtfəl'] controlled or decreed by fate; predetermined.

Synonyms

  • inevitable

Antonyms

  • achiever
  • privileged

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • fate (English)
  • fata (Latin)

3. fateful

adjective. ['ˈfeɪtfəl'] ominously prophetic.

Synonyms

  • foreboding
  • prophetical
  • prophetic

Antonyms

  • nonfatal
  • chromatic color
  • white
  • whiten

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • fate (English)
  • fata (Latin)

4. fateful

adjective. ['ˈfeɪtfəl'] (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin.

Synonyms

  • disastrous
  • fatal
  • black
  • calamitous

Antonyms

  • auspicious
  • inauspiciousness
  • unpropitiousness
  • felicitous

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • fate (English)
  • fata (Latin)
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