Definition of


  1. (noun, event) (Islam) the will of Allah

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Synonyms of Kismet


Alternate forms of Kismet

Hypernyms: destiny, fate

Origin of the word Kismet

  1. 1834, from Turk. qismet, from Ar. qismah, qismat "portion, lot, fate," from root of qasama "he divided." more

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