asserting, resulting from, or characterized by belief in the equality of all people, especially in political, economic, or social life.
a person who adheres to egalitarian beliefs.
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- e·gal·i·tar·i·an·ism, noun
- an·ti·e·gal·i·tar·i·an, adjective
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How to use egalitarian in a sentence
The sandwich eventually found its way to more egalitarian eateries too — neighborhood diners, airport restaurants — making it popular among a broader swath of sandwich lovers.
For the duration of a back-and-forth fourth quarter, the five-time All-Star ventured outside Miami’s egalitarian offense to exploit favorable matchups that he could sink his teeth into.
There was a change in the institution of marriage to make it egalitarian when it wasn’t egalitarian.‘Skim milk’ marriages not enough: Ginsburg remembered as LGBTQ ally | Chris Johnson | September 21, 2020 | Washington Blade
Suppose then that your world fills you, over and over, with conflicting representations of another group, some humane and egalitarian, others monstrous and terrible.Believing in Monsters: David Livingstone Smith on the Subhuman - Facts So Romantic | Eric Schwitzgebel | September 11, 2020 | Nautilus
Stylistically, the Jazz are unique, more egalitarian than most teams.Can Donovan Mitchell Reach His Potential In The Bubble? | Michael Pina | August 3, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
In short, it was intended to be a place to create a more egalitarian society.How Four Upstarts Built and Crashed the Anti-Facebook | Jake Whitney | November 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Americans pride themselves on an egalitarian society open to all.
This egalitarian impulse was in part driven by people returning from WW II and Korea, many of whom benefited from the GI Bill.In the Future We'll All Be Renters: America's Disappearing Middle Class | Joel Kotkin | August 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Capitalist, however corrupt; bureaucratic, however inefficient; egalitarian, however much we struggle for status and recognition.
The politics of class war are safely neutered by storylines that feature an egalitarian, uniting notion of decency.
Every one who is a convinced and sincere egalitarian, and who takes the trouble to think, is forced to be a collectivist.The Cult of Incompetence | Emile Faguet
There was a declared intention of an egalitarian redistribution of wealth and assets.After the Rain | Sam Vaknin
Indeed, there was something in the very crudity of his social compliment that smacked, strangely enough, of that egalitarian soil.What I Saw in America | G. K. Chesterton
Most work beyond the primary work of agriculture was guarded by the egalitarian vigilance of the Guilds.A Short History of England | G. K. Chesterton
Serbs, Bosnians and Croats divided the loot with the loftiest of egalitarian instincts.After the Rain | Sam Vaknin
British Dictionary definitions for egalitarian
of, relating to, or upholding the doctrine of the equality of mankind and the desirability of political, social, and economic equality
an adherent of egalitarian principles
- egalitarianism, noun
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