neo-Malthusianism

or Ne·o-Mal·thu·sian·ism

[ nee-oh-mal-thoo-zhuh-niz-uh m, -thoo-zee-uh- ]
/ ˌni oʊ mælˈθu ʒəˌnɪz əm, -ˈθu zi ə- /

noun

a view or doctrine advocating population control, especially by contraception.

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ne·o-Mal·thu·sian, noun, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for neo-malthusianism

  • In France, the practice of neo-malthusianism is chiefly due to reasons of economy.

    The Sexual Question|August Forel
  • The theory of Neo-Malthusianism finds a way out of the difficulty.

    'I Believe' and other essays|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • Neo-malthusianism should be confined to the unfit of all kinds, and to the lower races.

    The Sexual Question|August Forel