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See definition of pacifism on Dictionary.com
  • as innonviolence
  • as inpeace

synonyms for pacifism

  • pacification
  • passiveness
  • passivity
  • peaceableness
  • nonagression
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How to use pacifism in a sentence

Mother goes in for public things—very strong on woman suffrage, charities, uplift, and pacifism.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
Minding your own business leads to pacifism, malevolent neutrality, selfishness of every sort.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
He was carrying his lily-livered pacifism right to the White House, and I couldn't see it.
BEAR TRAPALAN EDWARD NOURSE
Cramb tells us that all recent centuries have had their doctrines of pacifism, each century having its own characteristic variety.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF NATIONSG.E. PARTRIDGE
The reason why pacifism is ineffectual is because it is an intellectual theory, which does not build on instinct.
OUR PART IN THE GREAT WARARTHUR GLEASON
Pacifism springs from the belief that nations do not matter, that "humanity is the great idea."
OUR PART IN THE GREAT WARARTHUR GLEASON
And you didn't tell her you wouldn't be one of the ones to help her with her pacifism and anti-war stuff and all that?
RAMSEY MILHOLLANDBOOTH TARKINGTON
I suppose you understand that cowardice is what I believe lies at the back of your pacifism.
THE CAMP FIRE GIRLS BEHIND THE LINESMARGARET O'BANNON WOMACK VANDERCOOK
He seems to have had the nerve to get up and spout a little speech on pacifism before about half a dozen of them.
THE CAMP FIRE GIRLS BEHIND THE LINESMARGARET O'BANNON WOMACK VANDERCOOK
Their pacifism is rooted in their contemplative outlook, and in the fact that they do not desire to change whatever they see.
THE PROBLEM OF CHINABERTRAND RUSSELL
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WORDS RELATED TO PACIFISM

  • nonagression
  • pacification
  • pacifism
  • passiveness
  • passivity
  • peaceableness
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