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fatalismnoun [U]

uk   /ˈfeɪ.təl.ɪ.zəm/  us   /-t̬əl-/
fatalist
noun [C] uk   us   /-ɪst/
fatalistic
adjective uk   /ˌfeɪ.təlˈɪs.tɪk/  us   /-t̬əl-/
She was fatalistic about the ​future.
fatalistically
adverb uk   /ˌfeɪ.təlˈɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/  us   /-t̬əl-/
(Definition of fatalism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fatalism" in American English

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fatalismnoun [U]

 us   /ˈfeɪ·t̬əlˌɪz·əm/
the ​belief that ​people cannot ​change the way ​events will ​happen and that esp. ​badevents cannot be ​avoided
fatalistic
adjective  us   /ˌfeɪt̬·əlˈɪs·tɪk/
(Definition of fatalism from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fatalism”
in Chinese (Simplified) 宿命论…
in Turkish kadercilik, yazgıcılık…
in Russian фатализм…
in Chinese (Traditional) 宿命論…
in Polish fatalizm…
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