Definitions for pacifist

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word pacifist

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pacifist, pacificist, disarmer(adj)

    someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes

  2. pacifist(a), pacifistic, dovish(adj)

    opposed to war

GCIDE

  1. pacifist(n.)

    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.

Wiktionary

  1. pacifist(Noun)

    One who loves, supports, or favours peace; one who is pro-peace.

  2. pacifist(Noun)

    One who avoids violence.

  3. pacifist(Noun)

    One who opposes violence and is anti-war.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Volodymyr Knyr:

    You don't need an iron fist if you aren't a pacifist.

  2. Albert Einstein:

    He who cherishes the values of culture cannot fail to be a pacifist.

  3. Alice Walker:

    The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout.

  4. Brad Glosserman:

    The Japanese are more anti-militarist than pacifist, they're prepared to accept the necessity of self-defense.

  5. Bernie Sanders:

    I am not a pacifist: I supported the war in Afghanistan, I supported President Clinton's effort to deal with ethnic cleansing in Kosovo, I support air strikes in Syria, i happen to believe from the bottom of my heart that war should be the last resort.

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