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Definition of "egalitarian" []

  • Affirming, promoting, or characterized by belief in equal political, economic, social, and civil rights for all people. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "egalitarian" in a sentence
  • "Only if one makes the dubious assumption of a certain egalitarian ethical outlook must a relatively high coefficient be justified."
  • "They are still stuck believing in egalitarian fantasies and clean consciousness."
  • "In fact, as lacking in egalitarian spirit as it may sound, the rigid reciprocity you assume is not entirely mandatory in these situations because the act is really quite enjoyable for both parties."