Sentence Examples


  • The result was that the defeatist position adopted in 1938 by the founding congress of the Trotskyist Fourth International lacked political purchase.
  • It is far too easy to become defeatist, far too easy to claim that we cannot compete in the Tests that lie ahead.
  • Those who advocated a ' revolutionary defeatist ' policy in the Second World War assumed something similar would occur.
  • The defeatist attitude shown in the face of the nationwide report is not good.
  • The result was that the defeatist position adopted in 1938 by the founding congress of the Trotskyist Fourth International lacked political purchase.

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