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adjective 
  1. ill-fated by destiny, the fate of the person being "written in the stars".
    The lovers looked into each other's eyes, before dying.
    • (First attested in) 1592, w:William Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, w:Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet, Prologue:
    • :From out the fatal loins of those two foes
    • :A pair of lovers take their life.
Translations: Etymology: "star" + "crossed" (past participle of the verb "to cross")


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