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fatalism

noun [U]  /ˈfeɪ·t̬əlˌɪz·əm/ us  
the belief that people cannot change the way events will happen and that esp. bad events cannot be avoided
fatalistic
adjective  /ˌfeɪt̬·əlˈɪs·tɪk/ us  
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