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pacifist

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adjective pac·i·fist \ˈpa-sə-fist\

Definition of pacifist

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of pacifism or pacifists

  2. 2 :  strongly and actively opposed to conflict and especially war

pac·i·fis·ti·cal·ly play \ˌpa-sə-ˈfis-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Examples of pacifist

  1. <the newspaper's editorial board has clearly staked out a pacifist position on the current conflict>



1908

First Known Use of pacifist

1908

Variants of pacifist

or pac·i·fis·tic play \ˌpa-sə-ˈfis-tik\


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