And there has always been corruption—and earnest, fatalistic declarations from leaders saying how difficult it was to end it.
Despite its fatalistic title, which suggests divine retribution, Nemesis is a realistic novel, not a parable.
The Starks are fatalistic, duty-bound, honorable but kind of unsophisticated.
Some of his preciousness is a veneer, however, for his fatalistic streak.
The Egyptians, in spite of their fatalistic creed, manifested profound depression.
Being Mohammedans, they show a fatalistic bravery in battle.
Additional support of this fatalistic theory was supplied in the course of my reflections.
His face was set—afterwards I told myself it was fatalistic.
But maybe, still—in some bleak, fatalistic way—it would be just as well in the end, for them both.
Dantus indulged in a fatalistic shrug of his shoulders as he concluded.
The belief that events are determined by an impersonal fate and cannot be changed by human beings. Fatalism is a form of determinism.