Sentence Examples


  • His administration of that department left much to be desired, as he permitted the Socialists to conduct a defeatist propaganda which was largely responsible for Caporetto.
  • And they are in too defeatist a frame of mind to think positively.
  • In Scotland and Northern Ireland over the last two decades, unionism has become defeatist, defensive and apprehensive about the future.
  • In this article I shall argue that to think simply like this would be wrong and rather defeatist.
  • It is far too easy to become defeatist, far too easy to claim that we cannot compete in the Tests that lie ahead.

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