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defeatist

adjective uk   /dɪˈfiː.tɪst/ us    /-t̬ɪst/ disapproving
having no hope and expecting to fail: Being defeatist will get us nowhere. He's got such a defeatist attitude.
defeatist
noun [C] uk   us  
I can't believe it - you're such a defeatist!
Translations of “defeatist”
in Chinese (Traditional) 失敗主義的…
in Russian пораженческий…
in Turkish başarısızlığı kabullenen, olumsuz düşüncelere sahip olan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 失败主义的…
in Polish defetystyczny…
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