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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Confucianism  \Con*fu"cian*ism\,  n. 
  The  political  morality  taught  by  Confucius  and  his  disciples, 
  which  forms  the  basis  of  the  Chinese  jurisprudence  and 
  education.  It  can  hardly  be  called  a  religion,  as  it  does  not 
  inculcate  the  worship  of  any  god.  --S.  W.  Williams. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Confucianism 
  n  :  the  teachings  of  Confucius  emphasizing  love  for  humanity; 
  high  value  given  to  learning  and  to  devotion  to  family 
  (including  ancestors);  peace;  justice;  influenced  the 
  traditional  culture  of  China  [syn:  {Confucianism}] 




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