Advocacy of the abolition of slavery.
- An opinion in favor of the abolition of something; the tenets of abolitionists. [First attested in the early 19th century.]
- In the US this almost always refers to the historical movement to abolish slavery.
Variant of abolitionist
- a person in favor of abolishing some law, custom, etc.
- one who favored the abolition of slavery in the U.S.