Origin of egalitarianfrom French égalitaire from égalité from Old French equalité (see equality) + -ian
- The definition of egalitarian is a belief that everyone should be treated the same or equally and all should have the same rights.
An example of egalitarian hiring methods is where people are not discriminated against on the basis of race of religion.
- An egalitarian is defined as a person who believes all people were created equal and should be treated equal.
An example of an egalitarian is a person who fights for civil rights, like Martin Luther King Jr.
Origin of egalitarianFrom French égalitaire from égalité equality from Latin aequālitās from aequālis equal ; see equal .
(comparative more egalitarian, superlative most egalitarian)
From French égalitaire + -ian
- On the home front, married working mothers, even those whose husbands espouse an egalitarian philosophy, still find themselves saddled with most of the housework and child care responsibilities.
- In the egalitarian world of the web, that sounds like an excellent way to run a group as individualistic as web designers are.
- For many, nudism was not just a therapeutic practice; it was a revolutionary plan for an egalitarian utopia.