What is another word for pacifists?

Pronunciation: [pˈasɪfˌɪsts] (IPA)

Pacifists are individuals who strongly oppose war and violence as a means to resolve conflicts. Those who share these peaceful values can be described using a variety of synonyms. They may be referred to as peace-loving, nonviolent, or anti-war activists. Additionally, those who seek to promote diplomacy and peaceful negotiations can be called peacemakers or diplomats. Other terms to describe those who believe in pacifism include humanitarian, egalitarian, and idealist. These individuals often work towards creating a world where conflicts are resolved through peaceful means, and where all individuals are treated with kindness and respect, regardless of their differences.

What are the hypernyms for Pacifists?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    conscientious objector, pacifist, anti-militarist, peace activist, Non-violent activist, anti-war campaigner, believer in non-violence.

Usage examples for Pacifists

At least, it looks very much as I have always imagined that place must look, and I have never been beyond it; so that, after listening to many arguments in courts of law, and hearing the reasoning of bolsheviki, teetotalers, and pacifists, I feel that I am quite reasonable as human beings go.
"Edge of the Jungle"
William Beebe
"pacifists in power and office everywhere!
"An Orkney Maid"
Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
If there are any saintly pacifists in Wellingsford, they keep sedulously out of my way, and they certainly do not haunt my Service Club.
"The Red Planet"
William J. Locke

Famous quotes with Pacifists

  • Indeed; peace literature is almost exclusively read, though to good effect, by pacifists, while what is needed is the canvassing of those who have not so far been won to the cause.
    Fredrik Bajer
  • It's funny how most activists are pacifists.
    Craig Bruce
  • Among pacifists it was above all the English who always insisted on the importance of disarmament. They said that the man in the street would not understand the kind of pacifism that neglected to demand immediate restriction of armaments.
    Ludwig Quidde
  • Some pacifists have carried the sound idea of the prime importance of security too far, to the point of declaring that any consideration of disarmament is superfluous and pointless as long as eternal peace has not been attained.
    Ludwig Quidde
  • We pacifists have not ceased to point to the grave danger of armaments and to insist on their curtailment.
    Ludwig Quidde

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