Definition of fatalism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

fatalism

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈfeɪt̮lˌɪzəm//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the belief that events are decided by fate and that you cannot control them; the fact of accepting that you cannot prevent something from happening There is a mood of profound fatalism among investors.
NAmE//ˈfeɪt̮lɪst//
 
noun I'm a fatalist.
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