Confucianism: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kun-fy'shu-niz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. the system of ethics, education, and statesmanship taught by Confucius and his disciples, stressing love for humanity, ancestor worship, reverence for parents, and harmony in thought and conduct.
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