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pacifistic

[pas-uh-fis-tik]
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  1. of or relating to pacifism or pacifists.
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Origin of pacifistic

First recorded in 1925–30; pacif(ic) + -istic
Related formspac·i·fis·ti·cal·ly, adverban·ti·pac·i·fis·tic, adjectivenon·pac·i·fis·tic, adjectivesem·i·pac·i·fis·tic, adjectiveun·pac·i·fis·tic, adjective
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Related Words

amiable, amicable, calm, complacent, conciliatory, gentle, irenic, mild, neighborly, nonviolent, pacific, pacifist, peaceful, placid, quiet, restful, still, tranquil

Examples from the Web for pacifistic

Historical Examples

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

    The Psychology of Nations

    G.E. Partridge

  • The pacifistic demand for a Federal World State in order to make the abolition of war a possibility.

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

    Invention

    Bradley A. Fiske