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meliorism

[meel-yuh-riz-uh m, mee-lee-uh-]
noun
1. the doctrine that the world tends to become better or may be made better by human effort.
Origin of meliorism
1855-1860

1855-60; < Latin melior better + -ism

Related form:
meliorist, noun, adjective
melioristic, adjective
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Historical Examples
  • meliorism,—the desire to better the conditions of life for themselves and for their children—animated them.

    The American Empire Scott Nearing
  • meliorism treats salvation as neither inevitable nor impossible.

    Pragmatism William James
  • So he becomes the eloquent apostle of meliorism, proclaiming his gospel without abatement.

    The Vitalized School Francis B. Pearson

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appreciate

[uhpree-shee-eyt]
verb (used with object), appreciated, appreciating.
1. to be grateful or thankful for:

They appreciated his thoughtfulness.
2. to value or regard highly; place a high estimate on:

to appreciate good wine.
3. to be fully conscious of; be aware of; detect:

to appreciate the dangers of a situation.
4. to raise in value.
verb (used without object), appreciated, appreciating.
5. to increase in value:

Property values appreciated yearly.

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sacrifice

noun sac·ri·fice \ˈsa-krə-ˌfīs, also -fəs or -ˌfīz\

Simple Definition of sacrifice

  • : the act of giving up something that you want to keep especially in order to get or do something else or to help someone

  • : an act of killing a person or animal in a religious ceremony as an offering to please a god

  • : a person or animal that is killed in a sacrifice

Full Definition of sacrifice

1:  an act of offering to a deity something precious; especially :  the killing of a victim on an altar

2:  something offered in sacrifice

3a :  destruction or surrender of something for the sake of something else

b:  something given up or lost <the sacrifices made by parents>

4:  loss <goods sold at a sacrifice>

5:  sacrifice hit