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fatalist

[ feyt-l-ist ]
/ ˈfeɪt l ɪst /
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noun
a person who believes that all events are inevitable, so one’s choices and actions make no difference:Protest or not, the odds seem stacked against the likelihood of change, so should we be fatalists and go off to the beach instead?
Philosophy. a person who advances the idea that all events are naturally predetermined or subject to fate: Despite his teaching that class conflict is inevitable, observers contend that Marx was not a fatalist about historical change.
adjective
Rare. fatalistic.
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