Defeatist

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Defeatist Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • someone who is resigned to defeat

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • someone who is resigned to defeat without offering positive suggestions

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Defeatist'


  • Notes from a Defeatist: from a Defeatist is a collection of short journalistic comics by Joe Sacco. It was published in 2003. Sacco, Joe (2003). Notes from a Defeatist, Fantagraphics

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  • 7 Psychological Strategies for Mastering Sales Negotiations
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  • ‘Yolanda’ and the Berlin Wall
    In remembering the horror and devastation of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” on its first anniversary on Nov. 8, I was dismayed at the rather defeatist and cynical atmosphere that pervaded the media coverage of that commemoration. I was disappointed that news reports chose to dwell on the perceived animosities between politicians instead of building confidence among th Read more on this news related to 'Defeatist'

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