equalitarian

[ ih-kwol-i-tair-ee-uh n ]
/ ɪˌkwɒl ɪˈtɛər i ən /

adjective

pertaining or adhering to the doctrine of equality among all people; egalitarian.

noun

a person who adheres to the doctrine of equality among all people.

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Origin of equalitarian

First recorded in 1790–1800; equalit(y) + -arian

OTHER WORDS FROM equalitarian

e·qual·i·tar·i·an·ism, nounpseu·do·e·qual·i·tar·i·an, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for equalitarianism

  • He warns America against paralleling the decadence of Rome (ibid., 25), suggesting a Rousseauistic equalitarianism.

    Benjamin Franklin|Frank Luther Mott

British Dictionary definitions for equalitarianism

equalitarian
/ (ɪˌkwɒlɪˈtɛərɪən) /

adjective, noun

a less common word for egalitarian

Derived forms of equalitarian

equalitarianism, noun
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