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  • 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...

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