Definition of Confucianist in US English:


noun & adjective

  • See Confucianism

    • ‘The traditional Confucianist ethics or patriarchal ideology can be found in the dramas' emphasis on relationship or one's social role.’
    • ‘Some Confucianists asserted that Confucianism was anti-mercantile.’
    • ‘It is a well-known fact that Confucianism is still highly respected in South Korea, Confucianist values still play a large role in the daily life of South Koreans.’
    • ‘There are small numbers of animists, Confucianists, Taoists, Mahayana Buddhists, and Hindus.’
    • ‘There are Christians as well as Buddhists, Daoists, and Confucianists.’