from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Adhering to pacifism; opposed to war; -- of people.
  • noun A person opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes.
  • noun A person whose strong belief in pacifism causes him/her to refuse to participate in military activities, especially one who refuses to be drafted into the armed forces.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who loves, supports, or favours peace; one who is pro-peace.
  • noun One who avoids violence.
  • noun One who opposes violence and is anti-war.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective opposed to war
  • noun someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes


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