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fatalism


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fatalism  \Fa"tal*ism\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  fatalisme.] 
  The  doctrine  that  all  things  are  subject  to  fate,  or  that 
  they  take  place  by  inevitable  necessity. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fatalism 
  n  :  a  philosophical  doctrine  holding  that  all  events  are 
  predetermined  in  advance  for  all  time  and  human  beings 
  are  powerless  to  change  them 




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