Fatalistic Fa`tal*is"tic, a. Implying, or partaking of the nature of, fatalism. [1913 Webster]

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  • fatalistic — 1832, from FATALIST (Cf. fatalist) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fatalistic — [[t]fe͟ɪtəlɪ̱stɪk[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ about n If someone is fatalistic about something, especially an unpleasant event or situation, they feel that they cannot change or control it, and therefore that there is no purpose in trying. People we …   English dictionary

  • fatalistic — fa|tal|is|tic [ˌfeıtlˈıstık] adj believing that there is nothing you can do to prevent events from happening ▪ a fatalistic approach to life >fatalistically [ kli] adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fatalistic — adjective believing that there is nothing you can do to prevent things from happening: a fatalistic attitude towards death fatalistically / kli/ adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fatalistic — fatalism ► NOUN 1) the belief that all events are predetermined and inevitable. 2) a submissive attitude to events. DERIVATIVES fatalist noun fatalistic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • fatalistic — adjective see fatalism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fatalistic — See fatalist. * * * …   Universalium

  • fatalistic — adjective a) Of or pertaining to fatalism b) submissive to fate …   Wiktionary

  • fatalistic — fatalism …   Philosophy dictionary

  • fatalistic — fa|tal|is|tic [ ,feıtl ıstık ] adjective believing that you cannot prevent things from happening, especially bad things …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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