predestination

Part of speech:

The act of predestinating.

Part of speech: noun

The foreordination of all things by God.

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Usage examples "predestination":

  1. Certainly this looks very much like predestination, even down to the smallest detail, and it is only when we examine this question from higher planes that we are able to see our way to escape that theory. - "Clairvoyance", Charles Webster Leadbeater.
  2. Women are the Priestesses of Predestination. - "Coningsby", Benjamin Disraeli.
  3. George Bridges says that the logical conclusion of that old doctrine is what philosophers call determinism- Calvinistic predestination. - "The Inside of the Cup, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.