un-utilitarian

utilitarian

[yoo-til-i-tair-ee-uhn]
adjective
1.
pertaining to or consisting in utility.
2.
having regard to utility or usefulness rather than beauty, ornamentation, etc.
3.
of, pertaining to, or adhering to the doctrine of utilitarianism.
noun
4.
an adherent of utilitarianism.

Origin:
1775–85; utilit(y) + -arian

antiutilitarian, adjective, noun
nonutilitarian, adjective, noun
unutilitarian, adjective


2. practical, useful, functional, sensible.
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utilitarian (juːˌtɪlɪˈtɛərɪən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to utilitarianism
2.  designed for use rather than beauty
 
n
3.  a person who believes in utilitarianism

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utilitarian
1781, coined by Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) from utility. One guided by the doctrine of the greatest happiness for the greatest number. Utilitarianism is from 1827.
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