Al and I talk about whether people have free will or whether life is predestined.
She said it smilingly, as if she welcomed her lot as a predestined old maid.
Really, our predestined paths are badly tangled, just now; aren't they?
Yet he kept on coming; and was happy with her until Phœbe (poor, predestined little Phœbe) did it again.
The logic of the revolution has worked to its predestined conclusion.
He was a Darwinist before the letter; a predestined follower of the tide; but he was hardly trained to follow Darwin's evidences.
It was like predestined welcome, a confirming of his hardihood.
What if thou wert born and predestined not to be Happy, but to be Unhappy!
But to him it was one of the little ways of his predestined mate, old age.
Fénelon was now, in all eyes, the predestined prime minister of a new reign about to commence.
late 14c., "to foreordain," from Old French prédestiner (12c.) "predestine, ordain" (of God) and directly from Latin praedestinare "determine beforehand" (see predestination). Related: Predestined; predestining; predestinate.