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CONFUCIANISM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Confucianism mean? 

CONFUCIANISM (noun)
  The noun CONFUCIANISM has 1 sense:

1. the teachings of Confucius emphasizing love for humanity; high value given to learning and to devotion to family (including ancestors); peace; justice; influenced the traditional culture of China

  Familiarity information: CONFUCIANISM used as a noun is very rare.


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CONFUCIANISM (noun)


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Meaning:

The teachings of Confucius emphasizing love for humanity; high value given to learning and to devotion to family (including ancestors); peace; justice; influenced the traditional culture of China

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Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("Confucianism" is a kind of...):

philosophical doctrine; philosophical theory (a doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy)


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