Translation of defeatist in Spanish:


derrotista, adj.

Pronunciation /dəˈfidəst/ /dɪˈfiːtɪst/

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    (person/attitude) derrotista
    • Keeping warm, romantic ideas close was better than letting the pessimistic, defeatist attitude be victorious within her.
    • ‘That, brought with it a kind of defeatist attitude, a lot of psychological baggage,’ he says.
    • It's this kind of defeatist attitude which is keeping me away from the national media spotlight.
    • ‘It's a kind of defeatist attitude because then we don't ask questions about what's really there, ‘he says.’
    • Savage realizes that in order to build up his men, he must first break down their defiant, defeatist attitudes.
    • Letting go of defeatist attitudes that you may not even realize you have is crucial.
    • Another family of drugs disrupted one's ability to think rationally and logically and still another demoralized people and gave them a defeatist attitude or sense of hopelessness.
    • Choosing to ignore the mathematical averages and the defeatist attitudes of peers, he has creatively joined both the ways of new and old in search of his soul mate and designed a postcard of friendship to introduce himself across Bulgaria.
    • The overall findings of the survey of senior business leaders in the public and private sectors published in today's edition stand in contrast to much of the gloomy and defeatist talk of recent months.
    • It is at the back of people's minds but parents are not taking a defeatist attitude.
    • Even as the first shovel of silt was being removed, Siruthuli encountered scepticism - bordering on a defeatist attitude - even among farmers.
    • The generally defeatist attitudes polluting society today seem to state that because a problem doesn't seem to be going away, we should legalise it and make the best out of a bad situation.
    • Because of that, and because the side was so good in those days, a lot of teams went there with a defeatist attitude and were delighted if they managed to escape with even a point but that's not the case any more.
    • And during one sequence before a party, we get a real sense of the shared defeatist attitude they have in common.
    • This defeatist attitude then leads him to concentrate on emphasizing post-war humanitarian efforts.
    • I was not satisfied; I had a defeatist attitude and was a confused person.
    • That's by no means a defeatist attitude, it's realistic - although every now and again a shock happens.
    • This is not a defeatist attitude but one which I feel will salvage something from the wreckage.
    • I couldn't accept that defeatist attitude and neither could Dad.
    • It's difficult not to have a defeatist attitude if the work one does in trying to maintain a space with meagre financial means and major bureaucratic procedure is constantly glossed over.


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    derrotista masculine, feminine