Definition of Fatalist

1. Noun. Anyone who submits to the belief that they are powerless to change their destiny.

2. Adjective. Of or relating to fatalism. "A fatalist person"
Exact synonyms: Fatalistic
Partainyms: Fatalism, Fatalism
Derivative terms: Fatalism

Definition of Fatalist

1. n. One who maintains that all things happen by inevitable necessity.

Definition of Fatalist

1. Noun. One who maintains that all things happen by inevitable necessity, a person who believes in fatalism. ¹

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Definition of Fatalist

1. a believer in fatalism [n -S] - See also: fatalism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fatalist

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fat tails
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fata morgana
fatal accident
fatal outcome
fatalist (current term)
fatality rate

Literary usage of Fatalist

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1. System of Positive Polity by Auguste Comte (1875)
"... fatalist T sinoc it asserts the External Order to b« modifiable. upon the charge of immorality that is so often brought against Materialism. ..."

2. Commercial Policy in War Time and After: A Study of the Application of by William Smith Culbertson (1919)
"... permanent 'value of nationalism — Danger from the spirit of Prussianism — Bolshevism — The optimistic fatalist — Democracy and a constructive programme ..."

3. Quantrill and the Border Wars by William Elsey Connelley (1909)
"... QUANTRILL THE fatalist QUANTRILL was a fatalist. In a letter to his mother he once expressed the belief that he was providentially spared and saved from ..."

4. Conversations with M. Thiers, M. Guizot, and Other Distinguished Persons by Nassau William Senior (1878)
"The fatalist historical school, that of Mignet and Thiers, maintains that human affairs go round and round in an unchanging circle; that a republic is ..."

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