Origin of pacifism
Related Words for pacifismpacification, pacifism, reconciliation, accord, love, unity, truce, friendship, passiveness, passivity, conciliation, concord, union, amity, treaty, neutrality, cessation, unanimity, order, armistice
Examples from the Web for pacifism
Historical Examples of pacifism
I have a higher opinion of pacifism this minute than I ever had before.The Island Mystery
George A. Birmingham
These accursed Venonians are courageous for all their pacifism.Invaders from the Infinite
John Wood Campbell
The quality of Wilson's pacifism was about to be put to the test.Woodrow Wilson and the World War
Am I not logical when I say that pacifism must be considered the first step to internationalism?The Wasted Generation
Pacifism is not a disease, it is the symptom of the disease of a false internationalism.Our Part in the Great War
1905, from French pacifisme (by 1903, apparently coined by Émile Arnaud), from pacifique (see pacific).
The view that war is morally unacceptable and never justified (see conscientious objector). The term is sometimes applied to the belief that international disputes should be settled peacefully.