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Malthusian

Mal·thu·si·an

Malthusian

pronunciation:
mael thu zi n [or] mael thu zhn
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or relating to the theory of Malthus that population increases faster than the food supply, with disastrous results, unless the population is decreased by natural calamities or sexual restraint.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an adherent of the theories of Malthus.
derivation: Malthusianism (n.)