Definition of fatalism in English:
1The belief that all events are predetermined and therefore inevitable.
- The difference reflects the difference between an eschatology of kingdom transformation and hope versus an eschatology of inevitable deterioration and fatalism.
- Waiting for the inevitable dose of fatalism this analogy provides is somewhat predicable but thoroughly enjoyable.
- In the end, the novel's central characters embrace a blend of classical and Shakespearean fatalism mixed with existential solipsism.
1.1A submissive outlook, resulting from a fatalistic attitude.
- In such circumstances, cynicism, passivity and a sense of fatalism can influence public attitudes.
- Evidence also was lacking to show that attitudes of acceptance, fatalism, or denial affected outcomes.
- When it comes to American jobs and the global economy, the best words to sum up public attitudes are frustration and fatalism.
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