Definitions for utilitarianyuˌtɪl ɪˈtɛər i ən

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. utilitarian(adj)

    someone who believes that the value of a thing depends on its utility

  2. utilitarian, useful(adj)

    having a useful function

    "utilitarian steel tables"

  3. utilitarian(adj)

    having utility often to the exclusion of values

    "plain utilitarian kitchenware"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. utilitarian(Noun)

    Someone who practices or advocates utilitarianism.

  2. utilitarian(Adjective)

    of or relating to utility

  3. utilitarian(Adjective)

    practical and functional, not just for show.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Utilitarian(adj)

    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

  2. Utilitarian(adj)

    of or pertaining to utilitarianism; supporting utilitarianism; as, the utilitarian view of morality; the Utilitarian Society

  3. Utilitarian(noun)

    one who holds the doctrine of utilitarianism


Translations for utilitarian

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  • utilitària, utilitariCatalan, Valencian
  • λειτουργικός, ωφελιμίστρια, πρακτικός, ωφελιμιστήςGreek
  • utilitaire, fonctionnel, fonctionnelle, utilitaristeFrench
  • תועלתיHebrew
  • faydacıTurkish

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