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a person who believes in or is opposed to war or to violence of any kind.
a person whose personal belief in causes him or her to refuse being drafted into military service.
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Fascism also transports this anti-pacifist spirit into the life of individuals.
Readings on Fascism and National Socialism Various

a person who supports pacifism
a person who refuses military service
advocating, relating to, or characterized by pacifism

1903, from French pacifiste (see pacifism). Related: Pacifistic (1902).


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