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Malthusian

Mal·thu·si·an

Malthusian

 
pronunciation:
mael thu zi n [or] mael thu zhn
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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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.
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part of speech: noun
definition: an adherent of the theories of Malthus.
derivation: Malthusianism (n.)