fatalism: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fāt'l-iz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. the acceptance of all things and events as inevitable; submission to fate: Her fatalism helped her to face death with stoic calm.
  2. the doctrine that all events are subject to fate or inevitable predetermination.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: