Defeatist definition

dēfētist, difētist
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A person who too readily accepts or expects defeat.
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Of or characteristic of a defeatist.
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Of, or relating to defeatism.
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Someone who advocates defeatism, or has such an attitude.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
defeatist
Plural:
defeatists

Origin of defeatist

  • From French défaitiste

    From Wiktionary