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Word: fatalism

Definition: belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death


More Vocab Words

::: hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
::: modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
::: crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
::: inerrancy - infallibility
::: expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
::: supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
::: reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
::: economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
::: capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
::: visage - face; appearance