Focus on the pronunciation of defeatism
English definition of “defeatism”
/dɪˈfi·t̬ɪz·əm/ n [U]
› a way of thinking or behaving that shows that you expect to fail: He criticized his party for defeatism. defeatist
/dɪˈfi·t̬ɪst/ adj › You’ll never get anywhere with a defeatist attitude.