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fatalistic
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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Definition
one who believes that all events are predetermined in advance and human beings are powerless to change them
  • Those whose eyes twenty-five and more years before had seen "the glory of the coming of the Lord," saw in every present hindrance or help a dark fatalism bound to bring all things right in His own good time.
    Chapter 4 (56% in)
  • This deep religious fatalism, painted so beautifully in "Uncle Tom," came soon to breed, as all fatalistic faiths will, the sensualist side by side with the martyr.
    Chapter 10 (59% in)
  • This deep religious fatalism, painted so beautifully in "Uncle Tom," came soon to breed, as all fatalistic faiths will, the sensualist side by side with the martyr.
    Chapter 10 (59% in)
  • Later days transfigured his fatalism, and amid the dust and dirt the toiler sang: "Dust, dust and ashes, fly over my grave, But the Lord shall bear my spirit home."
    Chapter 14 (70% in)

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