Definition of fatalist in US English:

fatalist

noun

  • See fatalism

    • ‘I'm a fatalist and I believe that once you are up there, there's nothing you can do.’
    • ‘Players fell into three groups: moralists, pragmatists, and fatalists.’
    • ‘Jeremy, an incurable fatalist, is convinced he's destined to marry her.’
    • ‘Yes, optimists should stand aside, but fatalists should, too.’
    • ‘This position is acceptable to fatalists, but I prefer to keep my shoes clean!’

Pronunciation

fatalist

/ˈfād(ə)list//ˈfeɪd(ə)lɪst/