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Definition of "pacifist" []

  • One who loves, supports, or favours peace; one who is pro-peace. (noun)
  • One who avoids violence. (noun)
  • One who opposes violence and is anti-war. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pacifist" in a sentence
  • "If the term pacifist means "strongly opposed to war except in rare circumstances" then Channing was a pacifist, as is almost everybody."
  • "If you accept this, it leads to what I call pacifist-anarchism, a view I was committed to for a while in high school and my first year of college."
  • "An objection to coercion rooted in pacifist-anarchism evolved into the objections to coercion that inform modern libertariansim."