Definition of pacifist in English:
A person who believes that war and violence are unjustifiable: she was a committed pacifist all her life
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- In 1917, a mass movement led by socialists and pacifists called for a popular referendum on the question of going to war.
- The head of a major labor confederation made the same request, adding that they should all march not as pacifists but as peaceable people.
- In ‘Work to Do’ he speaks out for the pacifists of the anti-war movement.
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- The experiences of the liberal-democratic period can be used to prevent the re-emergence of these pacifistic illusions.
- The early Christian Church was pacifistic in nature.
- If we make our society too pacifistic, we may be unable to survive that sort of contact.
Words that rhyme with pacifistsophist
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