Tolstoian
Tolstoyan Tol*stoy"an, Tolstoian Tol*stoi"an, a. Of or pertaining to Tolstoy (1828-1910). -- n. A follower of Tolstoy, who advocates and practices manual labor, simplicity of living, nonresistance, etc., holds that possession of wealth and ownership of property are sinful, and in religion rejects all teachings not coming from Christ himself. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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