fatalist : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n anyone who submits to the belief that they are powerless to change their destiny
- a of or relating to fatalism
a fatalist person
- Potter is a fatalist who knows that after irrational exuberance hard knocks are never very far away.
- He was also a fatalist.
- A larcenous penguin snookers Wallace, the bachelor inventor, into devising trousers that can walk on walls or ceilingswhile Gromit, the sensible, fatalist pooch, tries to avert .
News & Articles
- Who Killed Equality?
There are two main schools of thought on income inequality: The fatalists, who contend that rising inequality is the ineluctable result of a changing economy, and the redistributionists, who blame a skewed tax system and lethargic government. Perhaps it’s time to consider a third.
June 20, 2013 - Bloomberg
- Hackerproofing -- 5 Crucial Steps To Protecting Your Business
If you listen to this recent podcast, you willl get a good understanding of just how big a threat hackers are becoming. In short, unless you are taking measured precautions, you are going to get hit. We don?t mean to sound so fatalist, but cyber-crime is no longer ?someone else?s? problem.
June 17, 2013 - Forbes
- Marco Materazzi in Independent
I'm a fatalist: it means it's better that I don't play against them,Materazzi said. "It means the history has to remain as it is, that I played against them once and that time I won - a World Cup."
- Charles Clarke in ePolitix
Our challenge at this conference is to reject the fatalist defeatism which is currently so widespread within our party,Clarke concluded.
- Lloyd Mangrum in GolfDigest.com
An inch here and a half inch there is the difference between a dead sergeant and a live champion,Mangrum said, reflecting on his two Purple Hearts and war experiences in 1946. "That's why I'm a fatalist. The ball is going in or isn't. Why...