"You can't afford to get defeatist about this, Rod," Biddington went on.
The pacifists and "defeatist" Socialists represented a minority.
Socialist and defeatist writers took advantage of this state of affairs.
But while the case is still in progress, the "defeatist" meets his fate from the pistol bullet of a fanatic.
But do you honestly think I could entertain such a defeatist notion for one instant?
Moreover, now that I had had time to meditate upon it, I was more than ever defeatist about this scheme of Jeeves's.