[ fey-tid-ik, fuh- ]
/ feɪˈtɪd ɪk, fə- /
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Also fa·tid·i·cal [fey-tid-i-kuhl, fuh-] /feɪˈtɪd ɪ kəl, fə-/ .
Origin of fatidic
1665–75; <Latin fātidicus, equivalent to fāti- (combining form of fātumfate) + -dicus one who utters, derivative of dīcere to say
OTHER WORDS FROM fatidicfa·tid·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for fatidic
/ (feɪˈtɪdɪk) /
Derived forms of fatidicfatidically, adverb
Word Origin for fatidic
C17: from Latin fātidicus, from fātum fate + dīcere to say
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