Utilitarian
Utilitarian U*til`i*ta"ri*an, a. [See {Utility}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to utility; consisting in utility; ?iming at utility as distinguished from beauty, ornament, etc.; sometimes, reproachfully, evincing, or characterized by, a regard for utility of a lower kind, or marked by a sordid spirit; as, utilitarian narrowness; a utilitarian indifference to art. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to utilitarianism; supporting utilitarianism; as, the utilitarian view of morality; the Utilitarian Society. --J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster]


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