A person who makes dire predictions, especially those which are not believed but which turn out to be true.
(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.
Other Word Forms of Cassandra
Origin of Cassandra
Ancient Greek Κασσάνδρα (Kassandra).
Latin from Greek Kassandra
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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