Associations to the word «Confucianism»

Wiktionary

CONFUCIANISM, noun. The philosophy and teaching of Confucius.
CONFUCIANISM, noun. The school of thought and philosophy centered on Confucian principles, originating in China, including later teachings of scholars such as Zhu Xi (Chu Hsi).

Dictionary definition

CONFUCIANISM, noun. The teachings of Confucius emphasizing love for humanity; high value given to learning and to devotion to family (including ancestors); peace; justice; influenced the traditional culture of China.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats