defeatism


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acceptance of the inevitability of defeat

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Defeatism comes from worrying about being homeless, owing to oppressive taxes.
An integral reason for such defeatism is the very real and deep sense of division that exists within the ranks of the non-Islamist population, the different factions of which do not possess the leaders, perspective or mechanisms to actually end and which exists for very valid reasons, even, and especially, among revolutionary ranks.
Itallcameasapleasantshock to be honest, because I was expecting the usual industry apathy and defeatism.
Alex Salmond has been accused by a former SNP leader of defeatism over his bid for a twoquestion referendum on independence.
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Kerry was criticised by the panel earlier in the show for her defeatism and came bottom of the judges' leader board with just nine points.
I say this with a small dose of positivism in times when Albanians detect the defeatism as faith and self-destruction.
Repeating that the solution will be painful strengthens the feeling of defeatism among the people, he added.
Of particular concern in the study are the efforts of Nazi officials to combat public defeatism in the face of the advancing Red Army.
Players and fans alike must not implode with negativity and defeatism.
However, we should also be watchful for the opportunities, and mindful of the risks of defeatism.
The international stand of silence and defeatism in dealing with Israeli atrocities (in Gaza) has no parallel," said a statement issued by the Council of Ministers following its weekly meeting chaired by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah.
We want to challenge the pessimism and defeatism which says black and Asian people can't succeed here.
Her comments on her own narcissism, defeatism and pain are remarkable wake-up calls to health care professionals and those enduring horrific treatments and a complete refutation of the strange notion that cancer makes you sweeter and more spiritual.