Benthamic Ben*tham"ic, a. Of or pertaining to Bentham or Benthamism. [1913 Webster]

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  • benthamic — ben·tham·ic …   English syllables

  • benthamic — (ˈ)ben|thamik adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: J. Bentham + English ic : of or belonging to Benthamism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Benthamism — Benthamic /ben tham ik, tam /, adj. Benthamite /ben theuh muyt , teuh /, n. /ben theuh miz euhm, teuh /, n. the utilitarian philosophy of Jeremy Bentham. [1820 30; BENTHAM + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

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