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fatidic \fuh-TID-ik\, adjective:

Of, relating to, or characterized by prophecy; prophetic.

 

Fatidic comes from Latin fatidicus, from fati- (from fatum, "fate") + -dicus (from dicere, "to say").

 

Throughout his very considerable body of work, there is an obsession with time, with dates, with temporal coincidences, with the fatidic power of numbers over our birth and death.

-- James Kirkup, "Obituary: Ernst Junger", Independent, February 18, 1998

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