AskDefine | Define kismet

Dictionary Definition

kismet n : (Islam) the will of Allah [syn: kismat]

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English

Alternative spellings

Etymology

From the kısmet, from "fate".

Pronunciation

  • /ˈkɪz.mɛt/|/ˈkɪs.mɛt/
  • ,

Noun

  1. Fate; a predetermined or unavoidable destiny.

Synonyms

Translations

fate; a predetermined or unavoidable destiny

Bosnian

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Etymology

From kısmet < .

Noun

kismet
  1. kismet
  2. fate

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Croatian

Alternative spellings

Etymology

From kısmet < .

Noun

  1. kismet
  2. fate

Declension

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Serbian

Alternative spellings

Etymology

From kısmet < .

Noun

kismet
  1. kismet
  2. fate

Cyrillic spelling

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Extensive Definition

Kismet may refer to:
  • Destiny, a predetermined course of events
In technology:
In music:
  • "A Portrait of Kismet", a song by U-Melt
In film:
In comics:
kismet in German: Kismet
kismet in French: Kismet
kismet in Dutch: Kismet
kismet in Japanese: 運命
kismet in Finnish: Kismet
kismet in Swedish: Kismet
kismet in Turkish: Kader

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Friday, Friday the thirteenth, appointed lot, astral influences, astrology, book of fate, circumstance, constellation, cup, destination, destiny, dies funestis, doom, end, fatality, fate, foredoom, fortune, future, ides of March, inevitability, lot, moira, planets, portion, stars, unlucky day, weird, wheel of fortune, will of Heaven
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