determinist determinist  /dɪ ˈtɜr mə nəst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) anyone who submits to the belief that they are powerless to change their destiny

Usage(s):

  1. Furthermore, there is scant evidence that the President is either messianic or a hard-edged religious determinist.
  2. Like the good psychological determinist he is, Author Fiedler feels that it all began in the womb of English letters some two centuries ago.
  3. Mao was quintessential hedgehog, a visionary with one organizing determinist principle to which he insisted the great diverse Chinese reality must conform.
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