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PACIFIST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pacifist mean? 

PACIFIST (noun)
  The noun PACIFIST has 1 sense:

1. someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes

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


PACIFIST (adjective)
  The adjective PACIFIST has 1 sense:

1. opposed to war

  Familiarity information: PACIFIST used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PACIFIST (noun)


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Meaning:

Someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

disarmer; pacificist; pacifist

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

adult; grownup (a fully developed person from maturity onward)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pacifist"):

dove; peacenik (someone who prefers negotiations to armed conflict in the conduct of foreign relations)


PACIFIST (adjective)


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Meaning:

Opposed to war

Synonyms:

dovish; pacifist; pacifistic

Similar:

peaceful (not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war)


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