Non-utilitarian



[yoo-til-i-tair-ee-uh n] /yuˌtɪl ɪˈtɛər i ən/

adjective
1.
pertaining to or consisting in .
2.
having regard to or usefulness rather than beauty, ornamentation, etc.
3.
of, relating to, or adhering to the doctrine of .
noun
4.
an adherent of .
/juːˌtɪlɪˈtɛərɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to utilitarianism
2.
designed for use rather than beauty
noun
3.
a person who believes in utilitarianism

1781, coined by Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) from utility. One guided by the doctrine of the greatest happiness for the greatest number.

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