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Definition of "nonutilitarian" [nonutilitarian]

  • Not utilitarian. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nonutilitarian" in a sentence
  • "Nash also discerns the evolution of some very different attitudes, however, as Americans begin to define their place in the scheme of nature with more humility and come to appreciate the natural world for nonutilitarian reasons."
  • "The nonutilitarian members of the consequentialist family are theories that assess acts and/or character traits, practices, and institutions solely in terms of resulting good, where good is not restricted to welfare."
  • "There is a utilitarian and nonutilitarian component of the freedom now versus freedom later debate."