Associations to the word «Cassandra»


CASSANDRA, proper noun. (Greek mythology) A prophetess who was daughter of King Priam of Troy and his queen Hecuba. She captured the eye of Apollo and was granted the ability to see the future; however, she was destined to never be believed.
CASSANDRA, proper noun. A female given name.
CASSANDRA, noun. A person who makes dire predictions, especially those which are not believed but which turn out to be true.

Dictionary definition

CASSANDRA, noun. (Greek mythology) a prophetess in Troy during the Trojan War whose predictions were true but were never believed.

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