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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  • confucianist — CONFUCIANÍST, Ă, confucianişti, ste, adj., s.m. şi f. (Adept) al confucianismului. [pr.: ci a ] – Din fr. confucianiste. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  confucianíst adj. m., s. m. (sil …   Dicționar Român

  • Confucianist — Con*fu cian*ist, n. A follower of Confucius; a Confucian. S. W. Williams. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Confucianist — noun or adjective see Confucian …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Confucianist — See Confucianism. * * * …   Universalium

  • Confucianist — noun A follower of the teachings of Confucius Syn: Confucian …   Wiktionary

  • confucianist — con·fu·cian·ist …   English syllables

  • Confucianist — noun a believer in the teachings of Confucius • Syn: ↑Confucian • Hypernyms: ↑believer, ↑truster * * * nə̇st adjective Usage: usually capitalized : confucian * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • neo-Confucianist — /nee oh keuhn fyooh sheuh nist/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to neo Confucians or neo Confucianism. n. 2. neo Confucian (def. 2). * * * …   Universalium

  • neo-confucianist — “+ noun ( s) Usage: often capitalized N & usually capitalized C Etymology: ne + confucian + ist : an adherent or advocate of neo Confucianism * * * /nee oh keuhn fyooh sheuh nist/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to neo Confucians or neo Confucianism. n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Confucianism — Confucianist, n., adj. /keuhn fyooh sheuh niz euhm/, n. the system of ethics, education, and statesmanship taught by Confucius and his disciples, stressing love for humanity, ancestor worship, reverence for parents, and harmony in thought and… …   Universalium

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