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Fabian

Fa´bi`an
a.1.Of, pertaining to, or in the manner of, the Roman general, Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus; cautious; dilatory; avoiding a decisive contest.
Fabian policy
a policy like that of Fabius Maximus, who, by carefully avoiding decisive contests, foiled Hannibal, harassing his army by marches, countermarches, and ambuscades; a policy of delays and cautions.
1.Of or pertaining to the Roman gens Fabia.
2.Designating, or pertaining to, a society of socialists, organized in England in 1884 to spread socialistic principles gradually without violent agitation.
n.1.A member of, or sympathizer with, the Fabian Society.
Noun1.Fabian - a member of the Fabian Society in Britain
Adj.1.Fabian - of or relating to Fabianism; "the Fabian society"
2.fabian - using cautious slow strategy to wear down opposition; avoiding direct confrontation; "a fabian policy"
Synonyms: dilatory
Fabian socialist, Fourierist, Fourieristic, Marxist, Owenite, Saint-Simonian, collectivist, collectivistic, corrective, emendatory, extremist, gradualistic, meliorist, melioristic, phalansterian, progressionist, progressist, progressive, progressivist, radical, reformational, reformative, reformatory, reformer, reformist, reformistic, revisional, revisionist, revisory, revolutionary, socialist, socialistic, state socialist, utopian, utopian socialist, utopist
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