All of which raises the question, is the era of free capital movement just a bubble, fated to end one of these years, maybe soon?
Nor is it fated that Israelis and Palestinians on both sides of the border live in perpetual fear.
That exit, with periodic finales, is fated to be a marathon: an epic that one might be tempted to call The Fideliad.
Yiyun Li is a phenomenal writer whose rapid if convoluted rise to literary prominence seems both accidental and fated.
Today, they have shown their detractors that they are not fated to live under the rule of strongmen.
There let it lie to appear one day, or not to appear, as might be fated.
I suppose that these things may be regarded as fated,—and I think that they are well.
It was about a quarter of an hour before the fated moment, when Miss Theresa Newton sat down by me.
For under a cloud Flora de Barral was fated to be even at sea.
All in vain: Sydney was not fated to die early or figure as a young saint in a Sunday-school memoir.
late 14c., from Latin fata, neuter plural of fatum "prophetic declaration, oracle, prediction," thus "that which is ordained, destiny, fate," literally "thing spoken (by the gods)," from neuter past participle of fari "to speak," from PIE *bha- (2) "speak" (see fame (n.)).
The Latin sense evolution is from "sentence of the Gods" (Greek theosphaton) to "lot, portion" (Greek moira, personified as a goddess in Homer), also "one of the three goddesses (Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos) who determined the course of a human life." The native word was wyrd (see weird).
"to preordain as if by fate; to be destined by fate," c.1600, from fate (n.). Related: Fated; fating. Earlier it meant "to destroy" (c.1400).