GRE Word List

DEFEATIST

resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism

The meaning of the word defeatist is resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism.

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