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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fey-tid-ik or fey-tid-i-kuh l; fuh-]
    • /feɪˈtɪd ɪk or feɪˈtɪd ɪ kəl; fə-/
    • /feɪ.ˈtɪ.dɪkəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fey-tid-ik or fey-tid-i-kuh l; fuh-]
    • /feɪˈtɪd ɪk or feɪˈtɪd ɪ kəl; fə-/

Definitions of fatidical word

  • adjective fatidical prophetic. 1
  • noun fatidical Having power to foretell future events; prophetic; fatiloquent. 1

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Origin of fatidical

First appearance:

before 1665
One of the 47% oldest English words
1665-75; < Latin fātidicus, equivalent to fāti- (combining form of fātum fate) + -dicus one who utters, derivative of dīcere to say

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Parts of speech for Fatidical


fatidical popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 59% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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Synonyms for fatidical

adj fatidical

  • augural — the art or practice of an augur; divination.
  • divinatory — the practice of attempting to foretell future events or discover hidden knowledge by occult or supernatural means.
  • fatidic — prophetic.
  • mantic — of or relating to divination.
  • oracular — of the nature of, resembling, or suggesting an oracle: an oracular response.

adjective fatidical

  • prophetic — of or relating to a prophet: prophetic inspiration.

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