Even the Taliban picked it up as a supposed sign of American defeatism.
For decades since, Britain has exercised its political resentments in the defeatism of the sporting field.
Third, pulling out before any real efforts have been tried sends a message of hopelessness and defeatism more than anything else.
Without it, the seeds of change and innovation will wither in a soil that is an arid mix of negativism and defeatism.
It seems at this point that dysfunction and defeatism are institutionally baked into the culture of the team.
It was a country that had succumbed to paralysis and defeatism and nostalgia.
To face the task of finding jobs faster than invention can take them away--is not defeatism.
The army was demoralized and saturated with the defeatism preached by the Porazhentsi.
But not because of any anti-life attitude, or pessimism, or defeatism.
Some in our midst have sought to instill a feeling of fear and defeatism in the minds of the American people about this problem.