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pacifistic

[ pas-uh-fis-tik ]
/ ˌpæs əˈfɪs tɪk /
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adjective

of or relating to pacifism or pacifists.

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Origin of pacifistic

First recorded in 1925–30; pacif(ic) + -istic

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Example sentences from the Web for pacifistic

  • Of these, the two most powerful may be classed under the general heading "bolshevistic" and "pacifistic."

    Invention|Bradley A. Fiske
  • Although there have been many wars in China, the natural outlook of the Chinese is very pacifistic.

    The Problem of China|Bertrand Russell
  • The pacifistic demand for a Federal World State in order to make the abolition of war a possibility.

  • On the other side we find the great variety of pacifistic minds.

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