OTHER WORDS FROM fatalismfa·tal·ist, noun, adjectivefa·tal·is·tic [feyt-l-is-tik], /ˌfeɪt lˈɪs tɪk/, adjective
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How to use fatalism in a sentence
We tend to get distracted by utopian visions or by a cynical fatalism that says, “Let’s just burn the whole thing down because nothing can improve it.”
We’re in even deeper trouble if healthy cynicism tips into lazy fatalism.Why We Shouldn't Write Off COP26 Before It's Even Started|Paul Polman|October 27, 2021|Time
Seasons upon seasons of coming up short can imbue a sense of fatalism in even the most optimistic supporters.This Year’s NBA Champion Will Bring A Title To A Cursed Sports City|Santul Nerkar (firstname.lastname@example.org)|July 1, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
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Rather than sparking inspiration, it speaks of blatant fatalism about what is worth saving, a preference for the lofty and unpopulated … with delusions of innovation and heroism.
The dire fatalism that dominated the discourse then is gone, replaced largely with a practiced apathy.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Middle East was the source of an uncharacteristic vibe at Davos: fatalism.Political Tensions Takes Center Stage at World Economic Forum|Daniel Gross|January 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This is in marked contrast to the fatalism you see in places like Russia and China, where partisanship is frowned upon.
It had had, he owned, its temporary value, as the necessary rebellion against fatalism and immobility and privilege.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
Jarvis discarded his fatalism, as he caught at this loophole.The Ghost Breaker|Charles Goddard
No fatalism is long proof against the call of love and June.
"The roses of Konopisht," he muttered, thinking of Marishka's fatalism.
He is accused of a leaning to fatalism, which he heartily denied, but which seems to follow from his logical conclusions.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VI|John Lord
British Dictionary definitions for fatalism
Derived forms of fatalismfatalist, nounfatalistic, adjectivefatalistically, adverb
Cultural definitions for fatalism
The belief that events are determined by an impersonal fate and cannot be changed by human beings. Fatalism is a form of determinism.