non-utilitarian


non-utilitarian

adjective

  1. pertaining to or consisting in utility.
  2. having regard to utility or usefulness rather than beauty, ornamentation, etc.
  3. of, relating to, or adhering to the doctrine of utilitarianism.

noun

  1. an adherent of utilitarianism.

adjective

  1. of or relating to utilitarianism
  2. designed for use rather than beauty

noun

  1. a person who believes in utilitarianism

1781, coined by Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) from utility. One guided by the doctrine of the greatest happiness for the greatest number.

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