Meaning of “fatalism” - Learner’s Dictionary

fatalism

noun [ U ] us uk /ˈfeɪtəlɪzəm/

the belief that people cannot change events, and that bad events cannot be avoided

fatalistic adjective us uk /ˌfeɪtəlˈɪstɪk/

(Definition of “fatalism” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)