- Gr. Myth. a daughter of Priam and Hecuba: to win her love, Apollo gives her prophetic power, but when thwarted, decrees that no one will believe her prophecies
- a person whose warnings of misfortune are disregarded
- a feminine name
Origin of CassandraClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Kassandra
- Greek Mythology A daughter of Priam, the king of Troy, endowed with the gift of prophecy but fated by Apollo never to be believed.
- One that utters unheeded prophecies.
Origin of CassandraLatin, from Greek Kassandra.
Ancient Greek Κασσάνδρα (Kassandra).