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.

Wise words

Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.
Victor Hugo