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Pacificist

noun
1.
Someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes.  Synonyms: disarmer, pacifist.






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"Pacificist" Quotes from Famous Books



... united as one strength, shall compel the submission and performance of the sentence, with damages to the suffering party, and charges to the sovereignties that obliged their submission." In repudiating some injudicious and hazardous pacificist considerations put forth by Novikov, the distinguished French philosopher, Jules de Gaultier, points out that law has no rights against war save in force, on which war itself bases its rights. "Force in abstracto ...
— The Task of Social Hygiene • Havelock Ellis



Words linked to "Pacificist" :   grownup, peacenik, disarmer, dove, adult, pacifist



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