from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The doctrine that the ultimate end of all things is good, although the intermediate means may be evil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The doctrine that all things tend toward ultimate good.
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