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fa·tal·ism

 (fāt′l-ĭz′əm)
n.
1. The doctrine that all events are predetermined by fate and are therefore unalterable.
2. Acceptance of the belief that all events are predetermined and inevitable.

fa′tal·ist n.
fa′tal·is′tic adj.
fa′tal·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fatalistic - of or relating to fatalism; "a fatalist person"
Translations
جَبْري، قَدَري
fatalistický
fatalistisk
fatalisztikus
forlagatrúar
fatalistický
herşeyi kadere bırakan

fatalistic

[ˌfeɪtəˈlɪstɪk] ADJfatalista

fatalistic

[ˌfeɪtəˈlɪstɪk] adj (= resigned) → fataliste
to be fatalistic about sth → être fataliste quant à qch

fatalistic

adj, fatalistically
advfatalistisch

fatalistic

[ˌfeɪtəˈlɪstɪk] adjfatalistico/a

fate

(feit) noun
1. (sometimes with capital) the supposed power that controls events. Who knows what fate has in store (= waiting for us in the future)?
2. a destiny or doom, eg death. A terrible fate awaited her.
ˈfatalism noun
the belief that fate controls everything, and man cannot change it.
ˈfatalist noun
a person who believes in fatalism. He is a complete fatalist – he just accepts everything that happens to him.
ˌfataˈlistic adjective
ˈfated adjective
controlled or intended by fate. He seemed fated to arrive late wherever he went.
ˈfateful adjective
involving important decisions, results etc. At last the fateful day arrived.
References in classic literature ?
She handed her feelings over to the actors with a kind of fatalistic resignation.
As the frantic old man thus spoke and thus trampled with his live and dead feet, a sneering triumph that seemed meant for Ahab, and a fatalistic despair that seemed meant for himself --these passed over the mute, motionless Parsee's face.
Poyser was speaking, was caused, less by her sudden conversion to a fatalistic view of jug- breaking than by that strange appearance of Hetty, which had startled her aunt.
As Tess's own people down in those retreats are never tired of saying among each other in their fatalistic way: "It was to be.
Archer raised his eyebrows enquiringly at Nastasia, who raised hers in return with a fatalistic "Gia
This evening she had twisted the words of Dostoevsky to suit her mood--a fatalistic mood-- to proclaim that the process of discovery was life, and that, presumably, the nature of one's goal mattered not at all.
Furthermore, the Chinese were excellent workers, while their fatalistic philosophy (or religion) and their stolid nervous organization constituted them splendid soldiers--if they were properly managed.
Into impetuous action they were easily hurried; but their momentary ardor easily cooled into fatalistic despondency.
The public audit committee are therefore calling on the Scottish Government to set out how they propose to address this fatalistic attitude within deprived communities and some of Scotland's ethnic minority communities.
All have learnt that media interest following a disappearance wanes, and that a fatalistic public is too often prepared to bury their loved ones, even if they themselves are not.
As a 15yo at the time, the author noticed the rising restiveness among some people, particularly her father who was becoming increasingly resentful of the restrictions on their basic human rights and fatalistic about the actions he and his comrades were planning.
Now their system has imploded they are not so keen to be fatalistic.