fatalism

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fatalism

(fāt′ăl-izm) [ fatal + -ism]
1. A person's belief that events will occur regardless of one's efforts.
2. The philosophical doctrine that events are predestined or preordained.
fatalistic (fāt″ă-lis′tik), adjective