Confucian definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, concerning, or characteristic of Confucius, his teachings, or his supporters.
    • of, with respect to, or conforming into the teachings of Confucius
    • Of, or associated with, Confucius, the great Chinese philosopher and teacher, or to Confucianism.
    • associated with or characteristic of Confucianism
  • noun:
    • An adherent associated with teachings of Confucius.
    • one that follows the teachings of Confucius.
    • a believer when you look at the teachings of Confucius
  • others:
    • Of or related to Confucius, the celebrated philosopher of China (551-478 b. c.), or even his teachings: since, the Confucian ethics; Confucian literary works. See Confucianism.
    • Erected or preserved honoring Confucius: as, a Confucian temple.

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