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EtymologyEdit

From French pacifiste

NounEdit

pacifist (plural pacifists)

  1. One who loves, supports, or favours peace.
    Mahatma Gandhi was one of the world's most famous pacifists.
  2. One who avoids violence.
  3. One who opposes violence and is anti-war.
    • 2004: Chris Wallace, Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage
      No matter what pacifist "flubdubs and flapdoodle mollycoddles" might say, the President [Teddy Roosevelt] knew that if there were a general war then America could well be drawn into it.

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  • (one who loves, supports, or favours peace): dove, Gandhist

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

pacìfist m (Cyrillic spelling пацѝфист)

  1. pacifist

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SwedishEdit

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pacifist c

  1. pacifist

DeclensionEdit

Declension of pacifist 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pacifist pacifisten pacifister pacifisterna
Genitive pacifists pacifistens pacifisters pacifisternas

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