Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun destiny

3 senses of destiny

Sense 1
destiny, fate -- (an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future)
       => happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event -- (an event that happens)

Sense 2
destiny, fate -- (the ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman); "we are helpless in the face of destiny")
       => causal agent, cause, causal agency -- (any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results)

Sense 3
fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portion -- (your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion")
       => condition -- (a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing; "the human condition")

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