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pacifist

pac·i·fist

pacifist

 
 
pronunciation:
pae sih fihst
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who opposes war and refuses to practice or acknowledge violence as a way of settling disputes or resisting aggression.
Some pacifists gave up their ideals and joined the fight in World War II.
antonyms:
militarist, warmonger
definition 2: one whose belief leads him or her to refuse to be drafted into military service; conscientious objector.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: pertaining to or characterized by a belief in pacifism.
pacifist leaningsa pacifist approach
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