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PACIFISM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pacifism mean? 

PACIFISM (noun)
  The noun PACIFISM has 2 senses:

1. the doctrine that all violence in unjustifiable
2. the belief that all international disputes can be settled by arbitration

  Familiarity information: PACIFISM used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PACIFISM (noun)


Sense 1pacifism [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The doctrine that all violence in unjustifiable

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

pacificism; pacifism; passivism

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

doctrine; ism; philosophical system; philosophy; school of thought (a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school)


Sense 2pacifism [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The belief that all international disputes can be settled by arbitration

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

pacificism; pacifism

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

belief (any cognitive content held as true)


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