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Defeatism is easy, but it’s an abdication of responsibility and it won’t get us anywhere.Why We Shouldn't Write Off COP26 Before It's Even Started|Paul Polman|October 27, 2021|Time
It is a third way that avoids both complacency and defeatism, and we should wear the term with pride.
In 1970, Paul Ehrlich reinforced the defeatism, saying that in a few years “further efforts will be futile” and “you may as well look after yourself and your friends and enjoy what little time you have left.”
I worry there’s a sense of defeatism or giving up on the South, but this is simply not an option.Here’s Who’s Facing a Nightmare ‘Vaxx Summer’|Peter J. Hotez|June 11, 2021|The Daily Beast
The post-dinner conversations of staffers and policy-makers was seamed with shame, and even defeatism.Indefensible but Indispensable America|Jamie Dettmer|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Third, pulling out before any real efforts have been tried sends a message of hopelessness and defeatism more than anything else.Livni's Ill-Advised Threat Against Bibi|Brent E. Sasley|June 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was a country that had succumbed to paralysis and defeatism and nostalgia.How Margaret Thatcher Saved Britain and Changed the World|David Frum|April 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It seems at this point that dysfunction and defeatism are institutionally baked into the culture of the team.Washington’s True Dysfunction: Basketball’s Woeful Wizards|Lloyd Grove|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
For decades since, Britain has exercised its political resentments in the defeatism of the sporting field.Take a Bow, London: The Olympics Were a Triumph|Peter Jukes|August 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One of the troubles in dealing with any problem is routing defeatism and hopelessness.A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis|Melvin Powers
But not because of any anti-life attitude, or pessimism, or defeatism.The Victor|Bryce Walton
Some in our midst have sought to instill a feeling of fear and defeatism in the minds of the American people about this problem.
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.Bolshevism|John Spargo