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Definition of Destiny

  DESTINY   noun
A tyrant's authority for crime and fool's excuse for failure.

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Regular definition:
?dest?n? n. (pl. -ies) 1 a the predetermined course of events; fate. b this regarded as a power. 2 what is destined to happen to a particular person etc. (it was their destiny to be rejected). [ME f. OF destin÷e f. Rmc, past part. of destinare: see DESTINE]

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