And when he failed, the whole system was destined to fail, because he was the system.
All of us are destined to live our lives between those two extremes.
No, this brief delay must be a sign that the implementation of the Affordable Care Act is destined to result in abject failure.
c.1300, from Old French destiner (12c.), from Latin destinare "make fast or firm, establish" (see destination). Originally in English of the actions of deities, fate, etc. Of human choices or actions, from early 16c. Related: Destined.