Tuesday, February 7, 2012

pacifist


pacifist [ PAS-uh’-fist ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. one who refrains from war and violence
2. one who refrains from joining military service because of his belief in pacifism
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 It is probable that Pakistan thinks India's pacifist reactions to the Mumbai terror attacks to be a sign of cowardliness.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 The German Green Party has averted a crisis by voting against a pacifist move from its ranks to demand a permanent ceasefire in Yugoslavia.