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fatidic (fay-TID-ik) adjective
Of or relating to predicting fates; prophetic.
[From Latin fatidicus, from fatum (fate) + dicere (to say). Ultimately from Indo-European root deik- (to show or to pronounce solemnly) that is also the source of other words such as judge, verdict, vendetta, revenge, indicate, dictate, and paradigm.]
"As a consequence of that essay, I was awarded a scholarship at the
East-West Center (a name that, at the time, had fatidic significance
to the child of a man from the East and a woman from the West)."
This week's theme: words related to forecasting.
Fatigue is the best pillow. -Benjamin Franklin, statesman, author, and inventor (1706-1790)