- Confucian ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to the Chinese philosopher Confucius (551 479 BC) or his philosophy.► NOUN ▪ a follower of Confucius or his philosophy.DERIVATIVES Confucianism noun Confucianist noun & adjective.
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Confucian — Con*fu cian, a. Of, or relating to, Confucius, the great Chinese philosopher and teacher, or to Confucianism; as, Confucian ethics. n. A Confucianist. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Confucian — UK [kənˈfjuːʃən] / US [kənˈfjuʃən] adjective relating to or based on the moral theories and principles of Confucius Derived words: Confucian UK / US noun countable Word forms Confucian : singular Confucian plural Confucians Confucianism noun… … English dictionary
Confucian — adjective Date: 1837 of or relating to the Chinese philosopher Confucius or his teachings or followers • Confucian noun • Confucianism noun • Confucianist noun or adjective … New Collegiate Dictionary
Confucian — /keuhn fyooh sheuhn/, n. 1. an adherent of the teachings of Confucius. 2. Also called Ju. a member of the school of philosophers, founded by Confucius, who codified in their teachings the traditional Chinese principles of ethics, morals, and… … Universalium
Confucian — 1. adjective of, pertaining to, or conforming to the teachings of Confucius 2. noun One who follows the teachings of Confucius. Syn: Confucianist … Wiktionary
Confucian — Confucianism … Philosophy dictionary
Confucian — , CONFUCIANISM Confucius, known by the name of Kung Chiu, was a great Chinese philosopher, a recognized sage of China. His most famous remark, as apt today as it was when first uttered, was What you do not like done to yourself, do not unto … Dictionary of eponyms
Confucian — ConÂ·fuÂ·cian || kÉ™n fjuËÊƒjÉ™n n. follower of Confucius (Chinese philosopher and teacher) adj. of or relating to Confucius (Chinese philosopher and teacher) … English contemporary dictionary
Confucian — A follower of the philosophy of Confucius, the Chinese ethical leader … Who’s Who in Christianity
Confucian — [kən fju:ʃ(ə)n] adjective relating to Confucius or Confucianism. noun an adherent of Confucianism … English new terms dictionary