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.
predestined, I venture my guess, to one or the other, but to which?
Yet he kept on coming; and was happy with her until Phœbe (poor, predestined little Phœbe) did it again.
Really, our predestined paths are badly tangled, just now; aren't they?
He was a Darwinist before the letter; a predestined follower of the tide; but he was hardly trained to follow Darwin's evidences.
The logic of the revolution has worked to its predestined conclusion.
What if thou wert born and predestined not to be Happy, but to be Unhappy!
It was like predestined welcome, a confirming of his hardihood.
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.