Synonyms of defeatist in English:

defeatist


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adjective

1‘they were criticized for their defeatist attitude’

SYNONYMS
pessimistic, fatalistic, negative, resigned, cynical, discouraged, despondent, despairing, hopeless, bleak, gloomy, gloom-ridden, looking on the black side, looking on the dark side
ANTONYMS

optimistic, positive


noun

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SYNONYMS
pessimist, fatalist, yielder, cynic, prophet of doom, doomwatcher
misery, killjoy, worrier, Job's comforter
informal quitter, doom and gloom merchant, doomster, wet blanket
ANTONYMS

optimist