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fatalistic

[ feyt-l-is-tik ]
/ ˌfeɪt lˈɪs tɪk /
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adjective
demonstrating a belief that all events are inevitable, so one’s choices and actions make no difference:Fear, uncertainty, and a feeling of powerlessness contribute to a fatalistic attitude among many refugees when it comes to seeking justice.
Philosophy. advancing the idea that all events are naturally predetermined or subject to fate:A fatalistic view, which denies the possibility of free will, makes some sense scientifically.
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