How to use Defeatist in a sentence

defeatist
  • Yet the consultation paper takes a very complacent if not defeatist line on such issues.

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  • We can do something about it, and I can't understand why all the left has become so defeatist.

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  • This isn't a defeatist attitude in Taurus's world.

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  • And they are in too defeatist a frame of mind to think positively.

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  • In Scotland and Northern Ireland over the last two decades, unionism has become defeatist, defensive and apprehensive about the future.

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  • During the progress of the campaign he kept away from public affairs, although he assumed a Cassandra-like attitude in all his utterances, and his henchmen in the press were frankly defeatist."

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  • The result was that the defeatist position adopted in 1938 by the founding congress of the Trotskyist Fourth International lacked political purchase.

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  • It is far too easy to become defeatist, far too easy to claim that we cannot compete in the Tests that lie ahead.

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  • Those who advocated a ' revolutionary defeatist ' policy in the Second World War assumed something similar would occur.

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  • In this article I shall argue that to think simply like this would be wrong and rather defeatist.

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  • His administration of that department left much to be desired, as he permitted the Socialists to conduct a defeatist propaganda which was largely responsible for Caporetto.

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