"agathism" meaning in All languages combined

Noun [English]

Etymology: From Ancient Greek ἀγαθός (agathós, “good”) +‎ -ism. Etymology templates: {{etyl|grc|en}} Ancient Greek, {{m|grc|ἀγαθός||good}} ἀγαθός (agathós, “good”), {{suffix|en||ism}} +‎ -ism Head templates: {{en-noun|-}} agathism (uncountable)
  1. The doctrine that the ultimate end of all things is good, although the intermediate means may be evil. Wikipedia link: agathism Tags: uncountable
    Sense id: agathism-en-noun-3yNXCNMr

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