fatefulness

fateful

[feyt-fuhl]
adjective
1.
having momentous significance or consequences; decisively important; portentous: a fateful meeting between the leaders of the two countries.
2.
fatal, deadly, or disastrous.
3.
controlled or determined by destiny; inexorable.
4.
prophetic; ominous.

Origin:
1705–15; fate + -ful

fatefully, adverb
fatefulness, noun

fatal, fateful, fetal (see synonym study at fatal).


1, 4. See ominous.
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fateful (ˈfeɪtfʊl)
 
adj
1.  having important consequences; decisively important
2.  bringing death or disaster
3.  controlled by or as if by fate
4.  prophetic
 
'fatefully
 
adv
 
'fatefulness
 
n

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fateful
1710s, "prophetic," from fate + -ful. Meaning "of momentous consequences" is from c.1800. Related: Fatefully.
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