Definition of Predestining

1. Verb. (present participle of predestine) ¹



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Definition of Predestining

1. predestine [v] - See also: predestine

Lexicographical Neighbors of Predestining

predestinarians
predestinary
predestinate
predestinated
predestinates
predestinating
predestination
predestinationist
predestinations
predestinative
predestinator
predestinators
predestine
predestined
predestines
predestining (current term)
predestiny
predeterminaation
predeterminable
predeterminant
predeterminants
predeterminate
predetermination
predeterminations
predetermine
predetermined
predeterminedness
predeterminer
predeterminers
predetermines

Literary usage of Predestining

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Jesuits, Reuben Gold Thwaites (1900)
"... exists in things which carries away the human will by an unavoidable necessity, determining and predestining various events before they happen. ..."

2. The Contemporary Review (1873)
"He not only punishes those who deserve punishment, but he creates myriads of beings, predestining them to be wicked and to be tortured for ever in the fires ..."

3. The Foundations of the Nineteenth Century by Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1911)
"How infinitely important, for example, is the old Germanic belief in a " universal, unchangeable, predestined and predestining fate ! ..."

4. The Early Days of Christianity by Frederic William Farrar (1882)
"... caring nothing for the endless agonies of the creatures He has made, predestining them by millions to unutterable torments by horrible decrees, ..."

5. The Co-operative Commonwealth: An Exposition of Modern Socialism by Laurence Gronlund (1891)
"To observe this native inequality is important in predestining the child to this or that line of special training." This observation and predestination will ..."

6. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Jesuits, Reuben Gold Thwaites (1900)
"... exists in things which carries away the human will by an unavoidable necessity, determining and predestining various events before they happen. ..."

7. The Contemporary Review (1873)
"He not only punishes those who deserve punishment, but he creates myriads of beings, predestining them to be wicked and to be tortured for ever in the fires ..."

8. The Foundations of the Nineteenth Century by Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1911)
"How infinitely important, for example, is the old Germanic belief in a " universal, unchangeable, predestined and predestining fate ! ..."

9. The Early Days of Christianity by Frederic William Farrar (1882)
"... caring nothing for the endless agonies of the creatures He has made, predestining them by millions to unutterable torments by horrible decrees, ..."

10. The Co-operative Commonwealth: An Exposition of Modern Socialism by Laurence Gronlund (1891)
"To observe this native inequality is important in predestining the child to this or that line of special training." This observation and predestination will ..."

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