Definitions for utilitarianyuˌtɪl ɪˈtɛər i ən
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someone who believes that the value of a thing depends on its utility
having a useful function
"utilitarian steel tables"
having utility often to the exclusion of values
"plain utilitarian kitchenware"
Someone who practices or advocates utilitarianism.
of or relating to utility
practical and functional, not just for show.
of or pertaining to utility; consisting in utility; /iming at utility as distinguished from beauty, ornament, etc.; sometimes, reproachfully, evincing, or characterized by, a regard for utility of a lower kind, or marked by a sordid spirit; as, utilitarian narrowness; a utilitarian indifference to art
of or pertaining to utilitarianism; supporting utilitarianism; as, the utilitarian view of morality; the Utilitarian Society
one who holds the doctrine of utilitarianism
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