Definitions for abolitionistˌæb əˈlɪʃ ə nɪst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abolitionist, emancipationist(noun)

    a reformer who favors abolishing slavery


  1. abolitionist(Noun)

    A person who favors the abolition of any institution.

  2. abolitionist(Noun)

    Somebody who favors the abolition of slavery.

  3. abolitionist(Adjective)

    In favor of the abolition of slavery.

  4. Origin: * First attested in 1788.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abolitionist(noun)

    a person who favors the abolition of any institution, especially negro slavery

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