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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 ?
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.
She handed her feelings over to the actors with a kind of fatalistic resignation.
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.
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.
Worse, some communities take a fatalistic view, relating such illnesses to a curse because of an aberration, and hence does not attract sufficient sympathy.
A fatalistic reply which concedes Black a huge advantage.
Dr Leif Friberg from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, who co-led the study, said: "As a clinician I know there are AF patients who have a fatalistic view on stroke.
We can be fatalistic about the direction we're headed in - towards an early grave and a burden on the NHS.