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defeatism Explained

defeatism at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[dı'fi:tızəm]

defeatism at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

defeatism
n : acceptance of the inevitability of defeat

defeatism at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

Coined in France during World War I regarding certain opponents.Inter: attention » en|regarding certain opponent?

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɪˈfiːtɪzəm/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-defeatism.ogg|Audio (US)

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » ?


  • Acceptance of defeat without struggle.
    1. : Objective assessment is good but defeatism will reduce our potentials even when the prospects for victory have never been nearer.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » acceptance of defeat without struggle

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|дефетизъм|m|tr=defetízǎm|sc=Cyrl
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|失敗主義|sc=Hant Inter: t » cmn|失败主义|tr=shībàizhǔyì|sc=Hans
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|poraženectví|f
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|defaitisme|n, Inter: t+ » nl|berusting|c
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|tappiomieliala
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|défaitisme
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Defätismus|m, Inter: t- » de|Miesmacherei|f
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ηττοπάθεια|f|tr=ittopátheia|sc=Grek
  • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|תבוסתנות|f|tr=tvustanut|sc=Hebr

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|disfattismo|m
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|敗北主義|tr=はいぼくしゅぎ, haibokushugi|sc=Jpan
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|defetyzm|m
    • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|derrotismo|m
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|дефетизм|m|tr=defetízm|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|пораженчество|n|tr=poražénčestvo|sc=Cyrl
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|дефетизам|m|sc=Cyrl
    • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|defetizam|m
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|derrotismo|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|defaitism
    • Ukrainian: Inter: t- » uk|дефетизм|m|tr=defetýzm|sc=Cyrl


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: el » defeatism
    Translation: fa » defeatism
    Translation: fr » defeatism
    Translation: ko » defeatism
    Translation: kn » defeatism
    Translation: hu » defeatism
    Translation: pl » defeatism
    Translation: ta » defeatism
    Translation: vi » defeatism
    Translation: zh » defeatism