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Monday, December 03, 2001

Definitions for fatidic

  1. Of, relating to, or characterized by prophecy; prophetic.

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Citations for fatidic
Throughout his very considerable body of work, there is an obsession with time, with dates, with temporal coincidences, with the fatidic power of numbers over our birth and death. James Kirkup, Independent
With a fatidic clarity that comes only occasionally and only to the young, she understood that . . . this too was a sign, an omen. Kathleen Cambor, In Sunlight, in a Beautiful Garden
Origin of fatidic
Fatidic comes from Latin fatidicus, from fati- (from fatum, "fate") + -dicus (from dicere, "to say").