Malthusian definition

  • adjective:
    • of, or concerning Malthus or their views on human population and globe resources
    • Of or related to the governmental economist, the Rev. T. R. Malthus, or complying to their views. See Malthus.
    • of or associated with Thomas Malthus or even Malthusianism
  • noun:
    • A follower of Malthus.
    • A follower of Malthus; a believer in Malthusianism.
    • a believer in Malthusian principle
  • others:
    • Of or with respect to the Rev. T. R. Malthus (1766–1834), an English economist, or to the doctrines set forth in his “Essay from the Principle of Population.”

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