Taoist

Taoism NOUN a Chinese philosophy based on the interpretation of the writer Lao-Tzu (6th century BC) of the Tao, or fundamental principle underlying the universe, incorporating the principles of yin and yang and advocating humility and religious piety.
DERIVATIVES Taoist noun & adjective Taoistic adjective.
ORIGIN from Chinese, 'the right way' .

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  • Taoist — 1. adjective Relating to Taoism. Taoist medicine very much follows the maxim of first do no harm. 2. noun A follower of Taoism, the teachings of Lao Tzu …   Wiktionary

  • Taoist — I noun an adherent of any branch of Taoism • Syn: ↑Tao • Derivationally related forms: ↑Taoism • Hypernyms: ↑disciple, ↑adherent • Member H …   Useful english dictionary

  • Taoist — Taoism Ta o*ism, n. One of the popular religions of China, sanctioned by the state. {Ta o*ist}, a. & n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Taoist — adjective or noun see Taoism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Taoist — See Taoism. * * * …   Universalium

  • Taoist — Taoism …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Taoist — Tao|ịst 〈a. [taʊ ] m. 16〉 Vertreter, Anhänger des Taoismus * * * Ta|o|ịst, der; en, en: Anhänger des Taoismus …   Universal-Lexikon

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