an adherent of utilitarianism.
- an·ti·u·til·i·tar·i·an, adjective, noun
- non·u·til·i·tar·i·an, adjective, noun
- un·u·til·i·tar·i·an, adjective
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How to use utilitarian in a sentence
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Sometimes, the most charming — or utilitarian — aspects of these books aren’t even the recipes.The Joy of Cooking Other People’s ‘Secret Family Recipes’ | Amy McCarthy | September 11, 2020 | Eater
Note the power source—a noisy combustion engine—and utilitarian design.The Robot Revolution Was Televised: Our All-Time Favorite Boston Dynamics Robot Videos | Jason Dorrier | July 19, 2020 | Singularity Hub
But, according to the utilitarian, you’ve still got to deal with another issue.A Philosopher Answers Everyday Moral Dilemmas In A Time Of Coronavirus | LGBTQ-Editor | April 15, 2020 | No Straight News
Is that a utilitarian approach—that you need to understand how institutions have changed to understand the way they are?
He even dresses Foster like one of his male heroes—her tank top utilitarian, without gender.
Everything is meant to be utilitarian and efficient, at the expense of relaxation or comfort.
The problem is that professional intelligence is mechanical and functional – utilitarian.Richard Hofstadter and America’s New Wave of Anti-Intellectualism | David Masciotra | March 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The available options were utilitarian and only came in a few colors.Concealed Carry Handbags: An Evening Bag for Your Gun? | Erin Cunningham | October 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He finished his strictly utilitarian household labor and went off up the flat to the sluice boxes.Cabin Fever | B. M. Bower
His old enemy, the utilitarian theory, had taken subtle root in his affections.The Life of Mazzini | Bolton King
It was impossible, he thought, on utilitarian principles to make men work for the happiness of the many.The Life of Mazzini | Bolton King
It is the intense appreciation of this truth that gives the Mosaic institutions so practical and utilitarian a character.Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 3 of 8 | Various
Helen thought his utilitarian dislike of idleness was open to this objection, but it was not the time to urge Bob's cause.The Girl From Keller's | Harold Bindloss
British Dictionary definitions for utilitarian
of or relating to utilitarianism
designed for use rather than beauty
a person who believes in utilitarianism
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