Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of fatidic in English:
Having a prophetic quality: this inadvertent statement may also be fatidic
More example sentences
- Allied to the professional and vocational dreams are fatidic nightmares and menacing riddles.
- The ancient Egyptian Magi observed another division of the year that was called the fatidic year and began at the vernal equinox.
- For Heidegger, of course, Nietzsche was the fatidic Janus who, gazing forward, announced the death of metaphysics.
Mid 17th century: from Latin fatidicus, from fatum 'fate' + -dicus (from dicere 'say').
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.