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fatalism

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfatalismfa‧tal‧is‧m /ˈfeɪtl-ɪzəm/ noun [uncountable]  PREVENTthe belief that there is nothing you can do to prevent events from happeningfatefatalist noun [countable]
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fatalismMalthus was burdened by a fatalism induced by fears of population growth and resource shortages.This is one aspect of our fatalism and paralysis.A passive fatalism at the capriciousness and heavy-handedness of authority prevailed amongst the thirty-year men.This has all to be seen in the context of the profound fatalism about life itself.The quiet flatness of her voice was mirrored by the fatalism he saw in her eyes.Briefly optimistic at the start, it did not take much for the fatalism to set in.
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