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Definition of "vegetarianism" []

  • The practice of subsisting on a diet composed primarily or wholly of vegetables, grains, fruits, nuts, and seeds, with or without eggs and dairy products. (noun)

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 "vegetarianism" in a sentence
  • "So, are you going to do a post on why vegetarianism is morally preferable?"
  • "Hero: Tony Bourdain for his open mind for all kinds of food he tries on his travels across the world, since I am pretty conservative, Indian vegetarianism is my style."
  • "For him, vegetarianism is unmanly, as is refraining from killing animals."