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

Origin of pacifistic

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

Other words from pacifistic

  • pac·i·fis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
  • an·ti·pac·i·fis·tic, adjective
  • non·pac·i·fis·tic, adjective
  • sem·i·pac·i·fis·tic, adjective
  • un·pac·i·fis·tic, adjective

Words Nearby pacifistic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use pacifistic in a sentence

  • 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.

    The Psychology of Nations | G.E. Partridge