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fatalism

fa·tal·ism

fatalism

 
 
pronunciation:
feI t lih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: resignation to or acceptance of fate.
definition 2: a belief or doctrine that the events of life are predetermined and cannot be altered by human free will.
His fatalism made him accept bad situations that he might have been able to change.
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derivations: fatalistic (adj.), fatalistically (adv.), fatalist (n.)