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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feyt-fuh l]
    • /ˈfeɪt fəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feyt-fuh l]
    • /ˈfeɪt fəl/

Definitions of fatefully word

  • adjective fatefully having momentous significance or consequences; decisively important; portentous: a fateful meeting between the leaders of the two countries. 1
  • adjective fatefully fatal, deadly, or disastrous. 1
  • adjective fatefully controlled or determined by destiny; inexorable. 1
  • adjective fatefully prophetic; ominous. 1
  • noun fatefully In a fateful manner. 1

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Origin of fatefully

First appearance:

before 1705
One of the 50% oldest English words
First recorded in 1705-15; fate + -ful

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Parts of speech for Fatefully


fatefully popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 82% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for fatefully

adverb fatefully

  • critically — inclined to find fault or to judge with severity, often too readily.
  • crucially — involving an extremely important decision or result; decisive; critical: a crucial experiment.
  • importantly — of much or great significance or consequence: an important event in world history.
  • momentously — of great or far-reaching importance or consequence: a momentous day.
  • significantly — important; of consequence.

Antonyms for fatefully

adverb fatefully

  • insignificant — unimportant, trifling, or petty: Omit the insignificant details.
  • luckily — by good luck; fortunately: Luckily we had enough money.

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