noun, plural des·ti·nies.
Origin of destiny
Examples from the Web for destiny
Couple walked towards the opposite end of the dungeon, where she previously played with Destiny.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thirty-seven years later, that destiny remains largely unattained.The Post-Brown and Garner Question: Who ‘Deserves’ to Die?|Goldie Taylor|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Laylah and her older sister, Destiny, attended the school affiliated with Our Lady of Good Hope Roman Catholic Church.11 Children Shot in Milwaukee, One in Her Grandpa's Lap|Michael Daly|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to Campbell, every hero encounters a wise mystic who helps him embrace his destiny.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That moment immediately changed the destiny of countless Palestinians who until then had been living a humble life.
In the meanwhile, can he ever pass Bedlam, without a tender feeling for the future destiny of his footmen and coachman?Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)|Various
Their destiny is in your hand and mine—a free Nation without a slave—the hope, refuge and inspiration of the world.The Southerner|Thomas Dixon
Her soul's destiny was a subject to which she had never given serious reflection.Dorothy Page|Eldridge B. Hatcher
What singular warning of chance or of destiny tore them asunder?Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels, Vol. I (of 2)|Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
So he sat there, untouched as yet by the wide river of fire, chuckling at his destiny.Riders of the Silences|John Frederick
noun plural -nies
Word Origin for destiny
noun plural -nies
mid-14c., from Old French destinée (12c.) "purpose, intent, fate, destiny; that which is destined," noun use of fem. past participle of destiner, from Latin destinare "make firm, establish" (see destination). The sense is of "that which has been firmly established," as by fate.